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Quotation: Ralph Waldo Emerson about truth handsomer than love


Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love.

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Quotation: Ralph Waldo Emerson on effect of time onto facts


Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts.

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Quotation: Ralph Waldo Emerson on discovering and keeping the beautiful


Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) on self trust


Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.

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Quotation: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) on debt as slavery


A man in debt is so far a slave.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson: A fulfilling Life


Our fear of death is like our fear that summer will be short, but when we have had our swing of pleasure, our fill of fruit, and our swelter of heat, we say we have had our day.

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Today’s Quotation: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) on Violence is Powerlessness Manifested


All violence, all that is dreary and repels, is not power, but the absence of power.

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Quotatio of the Day: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) On Grief


Man sheds his grief as his skin sheds rain.

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