2 thoughts on “Happy Birthday Ralph Waldo Emerson

  1. Thank you for this. My favorite Waldo quotation is “These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones: they are for what they are; they exist with God to-day. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts; in the full-blown flower, there is no more; in the leafless root, there is no less. Its nature is satisfied, and it satisfies nature, in all moments alike. There is no time to it.”

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