Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Born: May 25, 1803

Died: April 27, 1882

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, 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 he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.

Source/Notes: The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Representative men. English traits. Conduct of life (1870 edition)

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Source/Notes: The Later Lectures of Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1843-1871 (2010 edition), University of Georgia Press - ISBN: 9780820334622
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Money often costs too much.”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Source/Notes: The Conduct of Life, Chapter 3, Wealth, p. 107.
Source/Notes: The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In 2 Volumes. [Inhalt. Vol. I: Miscellanies. - Essays. Vol. II: Representative Men. - English Traits. - Conduct of Life.] (1870 edition)

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Nature hates calculators.”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Source/Notes: Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (2010 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781607786931