His Heart Was As Great As The World, But There Was No Room In It To Hold The Memory Of A Wrong.
His heart was as great as the world, but there was no room in it to
hold the memory of a wrong.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson (on Abraham Lincoln)
To be great is to be misunderstood. -- Ralph Waldo Emerso
What your heart thinks great is great. The soul's response is always right.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essay...
Every great and commanding moment in the annals of the world is the triumph of somebody's enthusiasm.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerso...
Beware when the great God lets loose a genius upon the world.
Then all things are at risk. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essay...
Be and not seem. -- Ralph Waldo Emerso
To be great is to be misunderstood. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), "Essays", 1841
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essay
Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any force, that thoughts rule the world.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Progress of Culture...
Every burned book enlightens the world. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Compensatio