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It's not a sin not to be Irish, but it is a great shame.

Emerson


"The jig's up, Elman." "Which jig?"

Emerson


If we suffer tamely a lawless attack upon our liberty, we encourage it, and involve others in our doom.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


I am a deeply superficial person.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


The lawgiver, of all beings, most owes the law allegiance. He of all men should behave as though the law compelled him. But it is the universal weakness of mankind that what we are given to administer we presently imagine we own.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


A good reputation is more valuable than money.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


If God is One, what is bad?

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Every young man should have a hobby: learning how to handle money is the best one.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


The Worst Prison Guards The largest number of convicts ever to escape simultaneously from a maximum security prison is 124. This record is held by Alcoente Prison, near Lisbon in Portugal. During the weeks leading up to the escape in July 1978 th

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Naked children have never played in _o_u_r fountains, and I.M. Pei will never be happy on Route 66.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


We may not be able to persuade Hindus that Jesus and not Vishnu should govern their spiritual horizon, nor Moslems that Lord Buddha is at the center of their spiritual universe, nor Hebrews that Mohammed is a major prohpet, nor Christians that Shinto

Emerson Ralph Waldo


If a jury in a criminal trial stays out for more than twenty-four hours, it is certain to vote acquittal, save in those instances where it votes guilty.

Fosdick Harry Emerson





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