quotes of Ralph Waldo Emerson; 1315 quotes

"In creeds never was such levity; witness the heathenism in Christianity, the periodic "revivals," the Millennium mathematics, the peacock ritualism, the retrogression to Popery, the maundering of Mormons, the squalor of Mesmerism, the deliration of."

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"The pest of society are the egotist, they are dull and bright, sacred and profane, course and fine. It is a disease that like the flu falls on all constitutions"

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"The future belongs to those who prepare for it."

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"Character is higher than intellect."

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"Why should we be cowed by the name of Action?...The rich mind lies in the sun and sleeps, and is Nature. To think is to act."

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"A man is known by the books he reads."

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"Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles."

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"Beauty is the mark God sets on virtue."

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"The only sin we never forgive each other is difference of opinion."

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"One definition of man is ''an intelligence served by organs."

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