Ralph Waldo Emerson motivational quotes

Those are some of the most motivational quotes of Ralph Waldo Emerson:

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.




Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.



Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.



What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.



The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.