Emerson quotes

Tis the good reader that makes the good book.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Universities are of course hostile to geniuses, which, seeing and using ways of their own, discredit the routine as churches and monasteries persecute youthful saints.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A true friend is somebody who can make us do what we can.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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