Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes on life

People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing, if only I could know... view

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded... view

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man in his lifetime needs to thank his faults... view

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment... view

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams... view

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

A chief event of life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us... view

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

As soon as there is life there is danger... view

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better... view

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not length of life, but depth of life... view

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day... view

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life... view

By: Ralph Waldo Emerson