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My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.

Emerson


Beggars should be no choosers.

Emerson


When you are at Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Never promise more than you can perform.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Before he became a hermit, Zarathud was a young Priest, and took great delight in making fools of his opponents in front of his followers. One day Zarathud took his students to a pleasant pasture and there he confronted The Sacred Chao while She

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Every person, all the events in your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


The best you get is an even break.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


What excuses stand in your way? How can you eliminate them?

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Chance is perhaps the work of God when He did not want to sign.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


He knows not how to know who knows not also how to unknow.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Competitive fury is not always anger. It is the true missionary's courage and zeal in facing the possibility that one's best may not be enough.

Emerson Ralph Waldo


"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich."

Emerson Ralph Waldo


Real wealth can only increase.

Fosdick Harry Emerson





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