May 25, 2006

Meek Young Men: Think!

Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views, which Cicero, which Locke, which Bacon, have given, forgetful that Cicero, Locke, and Bacon were only young men in libraries, when they wrote those books.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

Source: Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac for Thursday, May 25, 2006
It is the birthday of Ralph Waldo Emerson who was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA in 1803.
Books by Emerson

Posted by niganit at May 25, 2006 6:42 AM
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