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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Ralph Waldo Emerson. (1803–1882) (continued)
 
6289
      A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of Nature.
          Essays. First Series. Friendship.
6290
      Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good.
          Essays. First Series. Friendship.
6291
      Thou art to me a delicious torment.
          Essays. First Series. Friendship.
6292
      The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.
          Essays. First Series. Friendship.
6293
      The condition which high friendship demands is ability to do without it.
          Essays. First Series. Friendship.
6294
      And with Cæsar to take in his hand the army, the empire, and Cleopatra, and say, “All these will I relinquish if you will show me the fountain of the Nile.”
          Essays. First Series. New England Reformers.
6295
      The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
          Essays. First Series. New England Reformers.
6296
      He is great who is what he is from Nature, and who never reminds us of others.
          Representative Men. Uses of Great Men.
6297
      Every hero becomes a bore at last.
          Representative Men. Uses of Great Men.
6298
      Is not marriage an open question, when it is alleged, from the beginning of the world, that such as are in the institution wish to get out, and such as are out wish to get in? 1 
          Representative Men. Montaigne.
6299
      Thought is the property of him who can entertain it, and of him who can adequately place it.
          Representative Men. Shakespeare.
6300
      The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue.
          English Traits. Race.
6301
      I find the Englishman to be him of all men who stands firmest in his shoes.
          English Traits. Manners.
6302
      A creative economy is the fuel of magnificence.
          English Traits. Aristocracy.
 
Note 1.
See Davies, page 176. [back]
 

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