Ralph Waldo Emerson: 15 quotes on his birthday

Emerson would be 209 years old on May 25th. Here are 15 of his more memorable aphorisms.

2. Groupthink

  • By Theodore R. Davis (1840-1894) [1] [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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“A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking.”

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