Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Emerson quote


Nineteenth century American Transcendentalist poet, essayist, and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson (25 May 1803 – 27 April 1882) was a champion of individualism and a popular lecturer.  He was a leading voice of intellectual culture in the U.S. and influenced many thinkers and writers, including his contemporaries Walt Whitman and Henry David Thoreau.  Some of his best known works include essays such as NatureSelf-Reliance, The Poet, Politics, and Experience and the poem Concord Hymn.

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Please join me in Writer’s Quote Wednesday each week.  Post your own writer’s quote, and link back to this post so we can share our favorites.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Madeeha says:

    Picture goes well with this quote!


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