Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

American author, poet
25 May 1803 — 27 April 1882

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You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

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Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.

All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Being perfectly well-dressed gives a feeling of tranquility that religion is powerless to bestow.

Every man I meet is my master in some point, and in that I learn of him.

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On Nature`s wheels there is no rust.

Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

A man is what he thinks about all day long.

One of the illusions is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour.

The age of a woman doesn`t mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.


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