Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the c ountervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States. ...more
Birth: May 25, 1803 - Death: April 27, 1882

Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not the length of life, but the depth.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love, and you shall be loved.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imitation is suicide.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always do what you are afraid to do.

Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.

Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Make the most of yourself….for that is all there is of you.

Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

You become what you think about all day long.

Best quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Envy is ignorance, Imitation is Suicide.