Ralph Waldo Emerson
American philosopher, essayist, and poet
Ralph Waldo Emerson, who went by his middle name Waldo, was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and his ideology was disseminated through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes
All diseases run into one, old age.
The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
Each age, it is found, must write its own books or rather, each generation for the next succeeding.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Every artist was first an amateur.
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.