It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
The reason why men do not obey us, is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
Love is the only future God offers.- Victor Hugo
Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where w...- John Churton Collins
Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.- Plato
It's not the hours you put in your work that counts, it's the work you put in the hours.- Sam Ewing
You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.- Wayne Gretzky
|Birth:||25th May, 1803|
|Death:||27th April, 1882|
|Profession:||Essayist, Lecturer, Poet|
Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.
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