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In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.

Emerson


It's not Camelot, but it's not Cleveland, either.

Emerson


He who renders warfare fatal to all engaged in it will be the greatest benefactor the world has yet known.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Wishing without work is like fishing without bait.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


At ebb tide I wrote a line upon the sand, and gave it all my heart and all my soul. At flood tide I returned to read what I had inscribed and found my ignorance upon the shore.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


There are three infallible ways of pleasing an author, and the three form a rising scale of compliment: 1, to tell him you have read one of his books; 2, to tell him you have read all of his books; 3, to ask him to let you read the manuscript of his

Emerson Ralph Waldo


It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Imagine me going around with a pot belly. It would mean political ruin.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


There are no great men, only great challenges that ordinary men are forced by circumstances to meet.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


How is the world ruled, and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists, and they believe what they read.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


What you see is from outside yourself, and may come, or not, but is beyond your control. But your fear is yours, and yours alone, like your voice, or your fingers, or your memory, and therefore yours to control. If you feel powerless over your fear

Emerson Ralph Waldo


You never know what is enough until you know what is more than enough.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision. Each tends to ascribe to the other side a consistency, fors

Fosdick Harry Emerson





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I have found little that is good about human beings. In my experience most of them are trash.
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