» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: Ralph Waldo Emerson :: View Quote View Quote "It is not length of life, but depth of life." - Copy to Clipboard -- Ralph Waldo Emerson Listed in: Miscellaneous Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 4.75 Rate Quote 8 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from Ralph Waldo Emerson "The best of life is conversation, and the greatest success is confidence, or perfect understanding between two people." "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies with in us." "Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle our wonder as to who we are, and for what, whence, and whereto." "People only see what they are prepared to see." "I hate quotations. Tell me what you know." Top 5 quotes from Miscellaneous "Man still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin." "As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities." "Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt." "There is something going on in time and space, and beyond time and space, which, whether we like it or not, spells duty." "The destiny of man is not measured by material computation. When great forces are on the move in the world, we learn we are spirits--not animals."