Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

In excited conversation we have glimpses of the universe, hints of power native to the soul, far-darting lights and shadows of an Andes landscape, such as we can hardly attain in lone meditation. Here are oracles sometimes profusely given, to which the memory goes back in barren hours.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Considerations by the Way," The Conduct of Life (1860).
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