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As soon as there is life, there is danger

As soon as there is life, there is danger

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Danger Quotes,
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A good intention but fixed and resolute - bent on high and holy ends, we shall find means to them read more

A good intention but fixed and resolute - bent on high and holy ends, we shall find means to them on every side and at every moment; and even obstacles and opposition will but make us "like the fabled specter-ships," which sail the fastest in the very teeth of the wind.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Obstacles Quotes,
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To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world read more

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

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The growth of the intellect is spontaneous in every expansion.
The mind that grows could not predict the times, read more

The growth of the intellect is spontaneous in every expansion.
The mind that grows could not predict the times, the means, the
mode of that spontaneity. God enters by a private door into
every individual.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Intellect Quotes,
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With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. . . .
Speak what you think to-day in read more

With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. . . .
Speak what you think to-day in words as hard as cannon balls, and
to-morrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard words again, though
it contradict everything you said to-day.

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