Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson


A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.

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Be a football to Time and Chance, the more kicks the better, so that you inspect the whole game and know its utmost law.

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Good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose

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Good men must not obey the laws too well.

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In every man there is something wherein I may learn of him, and in that I am his pupil.

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It is easy in the world to live after the worlds opinions; 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.

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It is not length of life, but depth of life.

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Let us become silent that we may hear the whispers of the gods. There is guidance for each of us, and by lowly listening we shall hear the right word.

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Sow a thought and you reap an act.
Sow an act and you reap a habit.
Sow a habit and you reap a character.
Sow a character and you reap a destiny.

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The ancestor of every action is a thought

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