Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.

Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.

The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.

I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.

A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.

As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.