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''God is Love,'' we are taught as children to believe. But when we first begin to get some inkling of how He loves us, we are repelled; it seems so cold, indeed, not love at all as we understand the word.
~ W. H. Auden | ( Anglo American poet. ) | 1907-1973 | God
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'Tis the good reader that makes the good book; in every book he finds passages which seem to be confidences or sides hidden from all else and unmistakably meant for his ear; the profit of books is according to the sensibility of the reader; the profound thought or passion sleeps as in a mine, until it is discovered by an equal mind and heart.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Books
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'Tis the old secret of the gods that they come in low disguises.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | God
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'Tis very certain that each man carries in his eye the exact indication of his rank in the immense scale of men, and we are always learning to read it. A complete man should need no auxiliaries to his personal presence.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Appearance
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A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
~ Carl Sandburg | ( American poet. ) | 1878-1967 | Babies
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A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Beauty
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A champion of the working man has never yet been known to die of overwork.
~ Robert Frost | ( American Poet. ) | 1875-1963 | Work
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A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza; read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Character
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A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Children
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A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Friendship
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A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish.
~ W. H. Auden | ( Anglo American poet. ) | 1907-1973 | Dreams
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A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
~ W. H. Auden | ( Anglo American poet. ) | 1907-1973 | Love
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A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Death
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A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Consistency
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A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may think aloud.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Friendship
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A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Friendship
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A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Power
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A great man stands on God. A small man on a great man.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Greatness
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A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Courage
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A man is a god in ruins.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Adversity
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A man is known by the books he reads, by the company he keeps, by the praise he gives, by his dress, by his tastes, by his distastes, by the stories he tells, by his gait, by the notion of his eye, by the look of his house, of his chamber; for nothing on earth is solitary but every thing hath affinities infinite.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Nature
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