Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882), who went by his middle name Waldo, was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist, 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...
There never was a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him asleep.
To be great is to be misunderstood.
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.
The superfluous, a very necessary thing.