Aphorisms by author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
By theme : Nature
We do not yet trust the unknown power of thoughts.
By theme : Thought
Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
By theme : Life
Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
By theme : Life
Every man is as lazy as he dares to be.
By theme : Behavior
Self-trust is the first secret of success.
By theme : Success
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
By theme : Behavior Psychology
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.
By theme : Money
Nature encourages no looseness, pardons no errors.
By theme : Nature
Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere.
By theme : Nature
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
By theme : Men Thought
One thing is required for great friendship - an ability to live without it.
By theme : Friendship
Valor consists in the power of self-recovery.
By theme : Thought Wisdom
Ideas must work through the brains and arms of men, or they are no better than dreams.
By theme : Thought Wisdom
Every hero becomes a bore at last.
By theme : Feelings Society
A man`s wife has more power over him than the state has.
By theme : Men State Wife
Use what language you will, you can never say anything to others but what you are.
By theme : Psychology Wisdom
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
By theme : Behavior Life
The secrets of life are not shown except to sympathy and likeness.
By theme : Life
There is no knowledge that is not power.
By theme : Knowledge
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