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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Comprehensive information about Ralph Waldo Emerson including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Ralph Waldo Emerson was born on May 25, 1803 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a famous American preacher, philosopher, and poet of the 19th century who served as the center of the Transcendental movement. This educational Ralph Waldo Emerson resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left The tendency of things runs steadily to this point, namely, to put every man on his merits, and to give him so much power as he naturally exer... Quote Right
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Quote Left Pain is superficial, and therefore fear is. The torments of martyrdoms are probably most keenly felt by the by-standers. Quote Right
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Quote Left You send your child to the schoolmaster, but 'tis the schoolboys who educate him. You send him to the Latin class, but much of his tuition com... Quote Right
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Quote Left The basis of good manners is self-reliance. Quote Right
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Quote Left The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul Quote Right
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