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Ralph Waldo Emerson: A famous American preacher, philosopher, and poet of the 19th century.. American essayist lecturer and poet who led the Transcendentalist movement

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Quote Left The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool. Quote Right
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Quote Left The triumphs of peace have been in some proximity to war. Whilst the hand was still familiar with the sword-hilt, whilst the habits of the camp were still visible in the port and complexion of the gentleman, his intellectual power culminated; the compression and tension of these stern conditions is a training for the finest and softest arts, and can rarely be compensated in tranquil times, except by some analogous vigor drawn from occupations as hardy as war. Quote Right
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Quote Left To fill the hour-that is happiness. Quote Right
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Quote Left Marriage (in what is called the spiritual world) is impossible, because of the inequality between every subject and every object. Quote Right
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Quote Left We fly to beauty as an asylum from the terrors of finite nature. Quote Right
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