Ralph Waldo EmersonRalph Waldo Emerson, (1803-1882) American essayist, lecturer, and poet

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

“What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.”

Ralph Waldo EmersonRalph Waldo Emerson
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

Its time for impeachment, what, I can't hear what you are saying.

Jitendra Kaushal, Gurgaon

Underscoring the subtle power of truth.

jim k, Austin,Tx

Sort of like when a bureaucrat says that he's from the government and only wants to help you.

J Carlton, Calgary

Of course we want to preserve your rights as Americans...right up until we announce that the US is a mere province of the Global Global Government. Go back to sleep America, your Government has everything under control. ;)

Byron, Fort Collins, CO

I also like this other Emerson quotation: "Dont say things. What you are stands over you the while, and thunders so that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary." From: http://quotationsbook.com/quote/44938/#ixzz1HfYQYa9T on Quotations Book

GunnyCee, Durham

Byron, I also like that other quote. Both of them fit today's political arena. The so-called liberal elite - the highly educated liberal - still doesn't understand that the American people can see right through them. They don't seem to comprehend that their actions don't match their words, but everyone else sees and disaproves.

E Archer, NYC

This proves most politicians absolute liars.


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