quotes of Ralph Waldo Emerson; 1315 quotes

"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow."

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"Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons."

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"We are always getting ready to live, but never living."

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"People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character."

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"Make yourself necessary to somebody."

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"We must be our own before we can be another's."

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"To be great is to be misunderstood."

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"Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen."

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"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in, forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day, you shall begin it well and serenely...."

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"Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you."

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