Ralph Waldo Emerson
American philosopher, essayist, and poet
Ralph Waldo Emerson, who went by his middle name Waldo, was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and his ideology was disseminated through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes Page 65
All the tools and engines on earth are only extensions of man's limbs and senses.
Life is March weather, savage and serene in one hour.
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my face.