Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Sanity is very rare: every man almost, and every woman, has a dash of madness.
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The sun shines and warms and lights us and we have no curiosity to know why this is so; but we ask the reason of all evil, of pain, and hunger, and mosquitoes and silly people.
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Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring.
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Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a rational being are trenched on, die on the first inch of your territory.
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Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly, until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
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 carpe-diem  

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Each man has his own vocation his talent is his call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him.
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 space  

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'Tis a rule of manners to avoid exaggeration.
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Life be not so short but that there is always time for courtesy.
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Five minutes of today are worth as much to me, as five minutes in the next millennium.
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 motivation  

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I have heard with admiring submission the experience of the lady who declared that the sense of being perfectly well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.
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 clothing  

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