Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knowledge, Virtue, Power are the victories of man over his necessities, his march to the dominion of the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Speech, January 25, 1841, before the Mechanics' Apprentices' Library Association, Boston, Massachusetts. "Man the Reformer," Nature, Addresses, and Lectures (1849).
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