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 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Men love to wonder and that is the seed of our science.”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Life consists in what a person is thinking of all day.”
 Ralph Emerson - “A sect or party is an incognito devised to save man from the vexation of thinking.”
 Ralph Emerson - “Solitude is impractical and yet society is fatal.”
 Ralph Emerson - “Society never advances. It recedes as fast on one side as it gains on the other. Society acquires new arts, and loses old instincts.”
 Ralph Emerson - “Slavery is an institution for converting men into monkeys.”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Sincerity is the highest complement you can pay,”
 Ralph Emerson - “No man can help another without helping himself.”
 Ralph Emerson - “Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs.”
 Ralph Emerson - “Insist on yourself never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession.”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves.”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “The office of the scholar is to cheer, to raise, and to guide men by showing them facts amidst appearances. He plies the slow, unhonored, and unpaid task of observation. He is the world's eye.”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Every revolution was first a thought in one mans mind.”
 Ralph Emerson - “The spirit of our American radicalism is destructive and aimless it is not loving it has no ulterior and divine ends but is destructive only out of hatred and selfishness.”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “The next best thing to saying a good thing yourself, is to quote one.”
 Ralph Emerson - “I know of no such unquestionable badge and ensign of a sovereign mind as that of tenacity of purpose...”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Every man believes that he has greater possibilities.”
 Ralph Emerson - “Other men are lenses through which we read our own minds. Each man seeks those of different quality from his own, and such as are good of their kind that is, he seeks other men, and the rest.”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Every sweet has its sour every evil its good.”
 Ralph Emerson - “Like bees, they must put their lives into the sting they give.”
 Ralph Waldo Emerson - “Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can.”
 Ralph Emerson - “I like to be beholden to the great metropolitan English speech, the sea which receives tributaries from every region under heaven.”
 Ralph Emerson - “One definition of man is ''an intelligence served by organs.''”
 Ralph Emerson - “Character is higher than intellect.”

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