Tag Archives: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Best Day of the Year

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I felt myself needing some Emerson today, so I found this. It comes from his essay, “Works and Days,” an interesting … Continue reading

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Listen to your Brain

“Trust thyself.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson This very good piece of advice comes from Emerson’s seminal essay “Self-Reliance,” something I recommend to every serious searcher for Truth and wisdom.   Many people think he’s saying “follow your heart,” and in … Continue reading

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I Can Not Forget

Spirit, that made those heroes dare To die, and leave their children free, Bid Time and Nature gently spare The shaft we raise to them and thee. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Concord Hymn” It’s Memorial Day in America, a day to … Continue reading

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