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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.

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    I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
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    The world rolls round,—mistrust it not,—
    Befalls again what once befell;
    All things return, both sphere and mote,
    And I shall hear my bluebird’s note,
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    Men are conservatives when they are least vigorous, or when they are most luxurious. They are conservatives after dinner, or before taking their rest; when they are sick, or aged: in the morning, or when their intellect or their conscience has been aroused, when they hear music, or when they read poetry, they are radicals.
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    I find it more credible, since it is anterior information, that one man should know heaven, as the Chinese say, than that so many men should know the world.
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    She gave high counsels. It was the privilege of certain boys to have this immeasurably high standard indicated to their childhood; a blessing which nothing else in education could supply.
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