Remembering Emerson, briefly

I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, one of the leading voices in the American Transcendental Movement in the early part of the 19th C., who died 127 years ago today.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, originally uploaded by George Eastman House.

  1. I think Emerson would have appreciated this brief entry. If he wrote it himself, it would have been 100 times as long, full of redundant sentences and murky metaphors – and, of course, it wouldn’t make much sense but we’d have to agree with it all anyway just so we don’t admit we’re confused.

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