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.

Ralph_Waldo_Emerson_ca1857_retouched
Photo credit: wikipedia.org

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!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.