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Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not advice, it is merely custom.

Emers Ralph Waldo


Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.

Emers Ralph Waldo


Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


If a thing's worth having, it's worth cheating for.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


The old complaint that mass culture is designed for eleven-year-olds is of course a shameful canard. The key age has traditionally been more like fourteen.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


All things that are, are with more spirit chased than enjoyed.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


... indifference is a militant thing ... when it goes away it leaves smoking ruins, where lie citizens bayonetted through the throat. It is not a children's pastime like mere highway robbery.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


The world is your exercise-book, the pages on which you do your sums. It is not reality, although you can express reality there if you wish. You are also free to write nonsense, or lies, or to tear the pages.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


"There is a God, but He drinks"

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


I don't have any use for bodyguards, but I do have a specific use for two highly trained certified public accountants.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.

Emerson Ralph Waldo





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