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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

(1803-1882), American Poet, Essayist

The greatest meliorator of the world is selfish, huckstering Trade.

Category: Trade

I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best in any book is translatable -- any real insight or broad human sentiment.

Category: Translation

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

Category: Travel And Tourism

No man should travel until he has learned the language of the country he visits. Otherwise he voluntarily makes himself a great baby-so helpless and so ridiculous.

Category: Travel And Tourism

I am not much an advocate for traveling, and I observe that men run away to other countries because they are not good in their own, and run back to their own because they pass for nothing in the new places. For the most part, only the light characters travel. Who are you that have no task to keep you at home?

Category: Travel And Tourism

Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.

Category: Travel And Tourism

Travel is a fools paradise.

Category: Travel And Tourism

Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.

Category: Trust

Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.

Category: Trust

Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.

Category: Trust

The highest compact we can make with our fellow is --''Let there be truth between us two forevermore.''

Category: Trust

Self-trust is the essence of heroism.

Category: Trust

All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.

Category: Trust

Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.

Category: Truth

All necessary truth is its own evidence.

Category: Truth