Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882)

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote – “Solitude, the safeguard of mediocrity…”

Solitude, the safeguard of mediocrity, is to genius the stern friend, the cold, obscure shelter where moult the wings which will bear it farther than suns and stars. He who would inspire and lead his race must be defended from traveling with the souls of other men, from living, breathing, reading, and writing in the daily, time-worn yoke of their […]

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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote – “Only in our easy, simple, spontaneous action…”

A little consideration of what takes place around us every day would show us that a higher law than that of our will regulates events; that our painful labors are unnecessary and fruitless; that only in our easy, simple, spontaneous action are we strong. Place yourself in the middle of the stream of power and wisdom which animates all whom […]

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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote – “Nature suffers nothing to remain in her kingdoms…”

Nature suffers nothing to remain in her kingdoms which cannot help itself. The genesis and maturation of a planet, its poise and orbit, the bended tree recovering itself from the strong wind, the vital resources of every animal and vegetable, are demonstrations of the self-sufficing, and therefore self-relying soul. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882)

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