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'Tis a rule of manners to avoid exaggeration.
Exaggeration
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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'Tis a superstition to insist on a special diet. All is made at last of the same chemical atoms.
Diets and Dieting
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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'Tis the old secret of the gods that they come in low disguises.
God
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word.
Cynics and Cynicism
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.
Friends and Friendship
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us.
Instinct
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may think aloud.
Friends and Friendship
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Friends and Friendship
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
Power
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man.
Greatness
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
Courage
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Heroes and Heroism
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune.
Self-love
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man is a god in ruins.
Adversity
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man is related to all nature.
Nature
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule.
Anger
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man must consider what a rich realm he abdicates when he becomes a conformist.
Individuality
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
Action
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man's library is a sort of harem.
Libraries
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man's style is his mind's voice. Wooden minds, wooden voices.
Voice
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man's what he thinks about all day long
Thoughts and Thinking
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A man's wife has more power over him than the state has.
Wives
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A sage is the instructor of a hundred ages.
Intelligence and Intellectuals
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A sect or party is an incognito devised to save man from the vexation of thinking.
Thoughts and Thinking
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A strenuous soul hates cheap success.
Success
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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