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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Date de naissance: 25. mai 1803
Date de décès: 27. avril 1882


Ralph Waldo Emerson, né le 25 mai 1803 à Boston et mort le 27 avril 1882 à Concord , est un essayiste, philosophe et poète américain, chef de file du mouvement transcendantaliste américain du début du XIXe siècle.

Citations Ralph Waldo Emerson


„For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.“

— Ralph Waldo Emerson
No known source in Emerson's works; first found as a piece of anonymous folk-wisdom in a 1936 newspaper column:

„What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.“

— Ralph Waldo Emerson
As [http://quoteinvestigator.com/2011/01/11/what-lies-within/ reported by Quoteinvestigator on January 11, 2011] the quote appeared in “Meditations in Wall Street” (1940) by Wall Street trader Henry Stanley Haskins, "a Wall Street trader with a checkered background. The phrase was misattributed because the true author's name was initially withheld. In addition, the assignment of the maxim to a more prestigious individual, e.g., Emerson or Thoreau, made it more attractive and more believable as a nugget of wisdom." Emerson made a number of similar statements — in "The American Scholar," for example, he says "Give me insight into to-day, and you may have the antique and future worlds" — which probably increased the likelihood of misattribution.

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