certainty

A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on certainty, learning, men, and needs

'Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on certainty, hypocrisy, politics, and satisfaction

There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for we get rid of cant and hypocrisy.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on age, certainty, majorities, and men

The key to the age may be this, or that, or the other, as the young orators describe; the key to all ages is - Imbecility; imbecility in the vast majority of men, at all times, and, even in heroes, in all but certain eminent moments; victims of gravity,

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on belief and certainty

The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk with a certain belief.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on certainty and money

Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is so much warmth, so much bread.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on achievement, aim, certainty, greatness, and men

Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on certainty, faith, investment, privilege, and work

It is the privilege of any human work which is well done to invest the doer with a certain haughtiness. He can well afford not to conciliate, whose faithful work will answer for him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on alienation, certainty, genius, and work

In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on certainty, prudence, and success

Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on alienation, certainty, genius, learning, mind, and work

A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within. . . . In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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