| Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.|
|AUTHOR:||Ralph Waldo Emerson (180382)|
|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.|
|ATTRIBUTION:||RALPH WALDO EMERSON, Social Aims, Letters and Social Aims (vol. 8 of The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson), p. 96 (1917).|
Based on a lecture delivered in Boston, Massachusetts, December 4, 1864.
|WORKS:||Ralph Waldo Emerson Collection|