Monday, May 9, 2011

Motivational Mondays!! May 9, 2011

Happy Monday! Hope everyone enjoyed my Before Wedding photos and I hope you enjoy this week's Motivational Monday! Here are a few quotes from the great Ralph Waldo Emerson!

“Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson 

"...Every artist was first an amateur. Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail. Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals. The game of thought is, on the appearance of one of these two sides, to find the other: given the upper, to find the under side. Every hero becomes a bore at last. Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it was actually verified. Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons..."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"...Great geniuses have the shortest biographies. Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events. Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world. Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never..."
Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Once again, you can head on over to Jennifer's page here to view her Motivational Monday! Have a great Tuesday! I know I will, its Alan's art class and my brother's birthday! :D

1 comment:

  1. Happy birthday to your brother...thanks for the quotes, I especially relate to the first one.