Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

He bends to the order of the seasons, the weather, the soils and crops, as the sails of a ship bend to the wind. He represents continuous hard labor, year in, year out, and small gains. He is a slow person, timed to Nature, and not to city watches. He takes the pace of seasons, plants and chemistry. Nature never hurries: atom by atom, little by little, she achieves her work.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Farming," Society and Solitude (1870).
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