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 Shall we then judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely. 'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or other than by their importance to the mind of the time. Quote Right
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Quote Left What is a weed A plant whose virtues have never been discovered. Quote Right
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Quote Left Imitation is suicide. Quote Right
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Quote Left Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted. Quote Right
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Quote Left Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. Quote Right
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