Transcendentalism Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old transcendentalism quotes, transcendentalism sayings, and transcendentalism proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Belief fuels our decisions - even when we are not clearly aware of those beliefs. Mary Anne Radmacher
Even from the darkest night songs of beauty can be born. Mary Anne Radmacher
Originality is the essence of true scholarship. Creativity is the soul of the true scholar. Nnamdi Azikiwe
Let the sounds of nature amplify your vibrations of peace. Patrick Zeis
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Cause and effect, means and ends, seed and fruit, cannot be severed for the effect already blooms in the cause, the end preexists in the means, the fruit in the seed. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. Ralph Waldo Emerson
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson
To laugh often and love much to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends to appreciate beauty. Ralph Waldo Emerson
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Ralph Waldo Emerson
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Ralph Waldo Emerson
People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character. Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let me admonish you, first of all, to go alone to refuse the good models, even those most sacred in the imagination of men, and dare to love God without mediator or veil. Ralph Waldo Emerson
I swear the earth shall surely be complete to him or her who shall be complete, The earth remains jagged and broken only to him or her who remains jagged and broken. Walt Whitman