quotes of Ralph Waldo Emerson; 1315 quotes

"The virtue in most request is conformity."

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"alent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book."

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"What is the imagination? Only an arm or weapon of the interior energy; only the precursor of the reason."

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"Talent for talent's sake is a bauble and a show. Talent working with joy in the cause of universal truth lifts the possessor to new power as a benefactor."

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"Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors."

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"We do not quite forgive a giver. The hand that feeds us is in some danger of being bitten."

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"I am the doubter and the doubt, / And I the hymn the Brahmin sings."

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"He then learns that in going down into the secrets of his own mind he has descended into the secrets of all minds."

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"Thought makes every thing fit for use."

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"See only that thou work and thou canst not escape the reward."

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