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Type: Poet
Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 05/25/1803
Date of Death: 04/27/1882


 

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes > Every man passes his life in...

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Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
About: Man, Life, Friendship

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