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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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.

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Quote Left The secret of drunkeness is, that it insulates us in thought, whilst it unites us in feeling. Quote Right
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Quote Left Announced by all the trumpets of the sky, Arrives the snow, and, driving o'er the fields, Seems nowhere to alight: the whited air Hides hills and woods, the river, and the heaven, And veils the farmhouse at the garden's end. The sled and traveller stopped, the courier's feet Delayed, all friends shut out, the housemates sit Around the radiant fireplace, enclosed In a tumultuous privacy of storm. Quote Right
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Quote Left The great object of Education should be commensurate with the object of life. It should be a moral one; to teach self-trust: to inspire the yo... Quote Right
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Quote Left Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom. Quote Right
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Quote Left We are always getting ready to live, but never living. Quote Right
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Book: Shattered Sighs