"In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Ralph Waldo Emerson on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Mahatma Gandhi
"All diseases run into one, old age."
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."
"Each age, it is found, must write its own books or rather, each generation for the next succeeding."
"For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
"Every artist was first an amateur."