Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Happy 207th Birthday Ralph Waldo Emerson....








Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803-1882










Casual readers of this site will realize that Emerson is a
particular favorite of mine. Could hardly let his birth
date pass by without adding a few more gems from his
pen.

"No man has learned anything until he knows that every
day is judgement day."

"Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey
the laws too well."

"The difference between landscape and landscape is small,
but there is great difference in the beholders."

"Every ship is a romantic object, except that we sail in.
Embark, and the romance quits our vessel, and hangs on
every other sail on the horizon."

"Nature and literature are subjective phenomena, every
evil and every good thing is a shadow which we cast."

"People forget that is is the eye which makes the horizon."

Thanks for everything Mr. Emerson. Happy Birthday.

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