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Maxioms by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Candor Quotes,
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Not from a vain or shallow thought
His awful Jove young Phidias brought.

Not from a vain or shallow thought
His awful Jove young Phidias brought.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Sculpture Quotes,
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Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.

Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.

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To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have read more

To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have a very superficial seeing. The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and heart of the child.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Adulthood Quotes,
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A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts. The creation of a
thousand forests is in one acorn, and read more

A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts. The creation of a
thousand forests is in one acorn, and Egypt, Greece, Rome, Gaul,
Britain, America, lie folded already in the first man.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: History Quotes,
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