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Ralph Waldo Emerson
(1803-1882) born on
May 25
US philosopher, poet, essayist. He was the main spokesman of his time for moral optimism and belief in the individual: "Self-Reliance," 1844.
         
   
F
'Tis the good reader that makes the good book; a good head cannot read amiss: in every book he finds passages which seem confidences or asides hidden from all else and unmistakeably meant for his ear.

R
The quality of the imagination is to flow and not to freeze.
A
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
N
Common sense is the wick of the candle.
K
The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Society and Solitude," "Success," 1870.
R: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: "Journals," 1845.
K: "The Conduct of Life," "Worship." 1870.
   


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