Find important quotes and citations by the author Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Quote 1830Is not marriage an open question, when it is alleged, from the beginning of the world, that such as are in the institution wish to get out, and such as are out wish to get in?
Quote 1824Marriage is the perfection of what love aimed at, ignorant of what it sought
Quote 1646All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better
Quote 1635It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Quote 1488Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.
Quote 1462Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience
Quote 1449In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine
Quote 1446Every artist was first an amateur
Quote 1406For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind
Quote 1316The first wealth is health
Quote 1291What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered
Quote 1232The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war
Quote 1228Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding
Quote 1222Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
Quote 1211Nature always wears the colors of the spirit
Quote 1192Earth laughs in flowers
Quote 1181When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it
Quote 1094All diseases run into one, old age
Quote 1076Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail
Quote 1016Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual
Quote 1008The faith that stands on authority is not faith
Quote 1003Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams
Quote 959It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them
Quote 892Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think
Quote 885Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art