Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

I count him a great man who inhabits a higher sphere of thought, into which other men rise with labor and difficulty; he has but to open his eyes to see things in a true light, and in large relations; whilst they must make painful corrections, and keep a vigilant eye on many sources of error.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Uses of Great Men," Representative Men (1850).
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