Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let us not deny it up and down. Providence has a wild, rough, incalculable road to its end, and it is of no use to try to whitewash its huge, mixed instrumentalities, or to dress up that terrific benefactor in a clean shirt and white neckcloth of a student of divinity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Fate," The Conduct of Life (1860).
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