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


 

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes > We lie in the lap of immense...

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We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receiver of its truth and organs of its activity.? When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow passage to its beams.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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