Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the core of God's abysm,—
Was a weed of self and schism;
And ever the Daemonic Love
Is the ancestor of wars,
And the parent of remorse.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Initial, Daemonic, and Celestial Love," Poems (1847).
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