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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
What is a man born for but to be a reformer, a remaker of what has been made, a denouncer of lies, a restorer of truth and good?

R
Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.
A
Where there is no vision a people perish.
N
Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.
K
When a whole nation is roaring Patriotism at the top of its voice, I am fain to explore the cleanness of its hands and purity of its heart.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
N: "Essays," 'Self-Reliance.'
K: "Journals."
   


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