Find popular quotes collection by known lecturer and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Top 10 Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes‎ & Sayings

  • Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
  • To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
  • The only way to have a friend is to be one.
  • Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
  • For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
  • Always do what you are afraid to do.
  • All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
  • Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
  • To be great is to be misunderstood.
  • He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.

Famous Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes‎ & Sayings

1.”Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.”

2.”To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

3.”What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

4.”Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

5.”The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and you have lived well.”

6.”Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising up every time we fail.”

7.”It is not the length of life, but the depth.”

9.”Write it on your heart that everyday is the best day in the year.”

10.”It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.”

11.”The only person you are destined to become is the person ou decide to be.”

12.”Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”

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

14.”Make the most of yourself…for that is all there is of you.”

15.”Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you, you have to win it.”

17.”Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”

18.”Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.”

19.”If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.”

20.”Be not the slave of your own past – plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old.”

21.”Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.”

22.”The only way to have a friend is to be one.”

24.”Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.”

25″Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.”

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

28.”You become what you think about all day long.”

29.”Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.”

30.”Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.”

31.”Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.”

32.”Finish every 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; begin it well and serenely, with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.”

33.”It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourself.”

34.”Nothing external to you has any power over you.”

35.”The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know is more important than what you have been taught to believe, you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance. Success comes from within, not from without.”

37.”Let us be silent that we may hear the whisper of God.”

38.”Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.”

39.”For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.”

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


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