Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Art expresses the one, or the same by the different. Thought seeks to know unity in unity; poetry to show it by variety; that is, always by an object or symbol.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Plato; or, the Philosopher," Representative Men (1850).
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