Quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Philosopher, writer and essayst, born wednesday may 25, 1803 in Boston, Massachusetts (United States), died thursday april 27, 1882 in Concord, Massachusetts (United States)
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There is a certain poverty in our critic. We assume that there are only few great men, and that the remaining are small; that there is only one Homer, only one Shakespeare, only one Newton, only one Socrates. But the soul, in its radiant hours, doesn't recognize these usurpations. We should know how to praise Socrates, or Plato, or St. John, without impoverishing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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