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Maxioms by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Like any other gift, the gift of grace can be yours only if you'll reach out and take it. Maybe read more

Like any other gift, the gift of grace can be yours only if you'll reach out and take it. Maybe being able to reach out and take it is a gift too.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Grace Quotes,
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The characteristic of genuine heroism is its persistency. All men have wandering impulses, fits and starts of generosity. But when read more

The characteristic of genuine heroism is its persistency. All men have wandering impulses, fits and starts of generosity. But when you have resolved to be great, abide by yourself, and do not try to reconcile yourself with the world. The heroic cannot be common, nor the common heroic.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Heroism Quotes,
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Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

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

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To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have read more

To speak truly, few adult persons can see nature. Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have a very superficial seeing. The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and heart of the child.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Adulthood Quotes,
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The word unto the prophet spoken
Was writ on tablets yet unbroken:
The word by seers or read more

The word unto the prophet spoken
Was writ on tablets yet unbroken:
The word by seers or sibyls told,
In groves of oak or fanes of gold,
Still floats upon the morning wind,
Still whispers to the willing mind.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Scripture Quotes,
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