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 is properly no history, only biography.
We do what we must, and call it by the best names.
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.