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Success Quotes By Ralph Waldo Emerson

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1. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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2. “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 serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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3. “He who has put forth his total strength in fit actions, has the richest return of wisdom.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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4. “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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5. “To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men that is genius.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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6. “Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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7. “The invariable mark of a dream is to see it come true.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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8. “Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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9. “He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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10. “The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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11. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Inspiring Quotes & Sayings On Nature

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12. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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13. “Our life is an apprenticeship to the truth that around every circle another can be drawn; that there is no end in nature, but every end is a beginning, and under every deep a lower deep opens.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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14. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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15. “These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones; they are for what they are; they exist with God today. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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16. “When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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17. “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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18. “Speak the truth, and all nature and all spirits help you with unexpected furtherance.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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19. “Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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20. “It is one light which beams out of a thousand stars. It is one soul which animates all men.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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21. “Everything in nature contains all the power of nature. Everything is made of one hidden stuff.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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22. “Life is a perpetual instruction in cause and effect.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson Powerful Life Quotes

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23. “A man is what he thinks about all day long.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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24. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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25. “It is not the length of life, but the depth.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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26. “Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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27. “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 lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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28. “I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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29. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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30. “To finish the moment, to find the journey’s end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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31. “This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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32. “The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love & Friendship Quotations

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33. “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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34. “It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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35. “People destined to meet will do so, apparently by chance, at precisely the right moment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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36. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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37. “The love that you withhold is the pain that you carry.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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38. “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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39. “Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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40. “He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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41. “When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work, but the solidest things we can know.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson Self Reliance Quotes

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42. “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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43. “Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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44. “Do what is assigned to you, and you cannot hope too much or dare too much.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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45. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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46. “Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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47. “Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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48. “Envy is ignorance, imitation is suicide.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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49. “We acquire the strength we have overcome.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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50. “Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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51. “Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Inspirational Captions & Quotes On Mindset

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52.Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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53. “You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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54. “Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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55. “It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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56. “Treat a man as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he could be, and he will become what he should be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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57. “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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58. “Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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59. “Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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60. “Grow angry slowly – there’s plenty of time.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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61. “Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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62. “A man is known by the books he reads.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Short Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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63. “Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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64. “The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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65. “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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66. “Science does not know its debt to imagination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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67.Every artist was first an amateur.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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68. “Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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69. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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70. “The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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71. “When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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72. “We judge of man’s wisdom by his hope.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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