18 Wise Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson That Will Inspire Self-Reliance

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

To be great is to be misunderstood. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shallow men believe in luck or in circumstance. Strong men believe in cause and effect. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Always do what you are afraid to do. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace cannot be achieved through violence; it can only be attained through understanding. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only way to have a friend is to be one. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

You might also like