Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of the most influential literary figures of the 19th century.
He was a poet, essayist, and
author. He gave many lectures on his work.
His work influenced many in his time and still influences people today.
A few of his many works include: The Conduct of Life, Society and Solitude, Letters and Social Aims.
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we
must carry it with us or we find it not."
Ralph Waldo Emerson Beauty |
"Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their
ability to outgrow small ones."
Ralph Waldo Emerson Work |
"What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say."
Ralph Waldo Emerson Your Example |
"The man who can make hard things easy is the educator."
Ralph Waldo Emerson Teacher |
"Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances."
Ralph Waldo Emerson Trust |
"Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly,
and they will show themselves great."
Ralph Waldo Emerson Greatness |
"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense."
Ralph Waldo Emerson Mistake |
"Many time the reading of a
book has made the future of a man."
Ralph Waldo Emerson Book |
"Science does not know its debt to
Ralph Waldo Emerson Imagination |