• Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
    Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Treat a man as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he could be, and he will become what he should be.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Hitch your wagon to a star.
    Hitch your wagon to a star.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
    A friend is one before whom I may think aloud.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
    No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson