"It is a fact often observed, that men have written good verses under the inspiration of passion, who cannot write well under other circumstances."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Ralph Waldo Emerson on Abraham Lincoln
"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."