Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is made of the same atoms the world is, he shares the same impressions, predispositions, and destiny. When his mind is illuminated, when his heart is kind, he throws himself joyfully into the sublime order, and does, with knowledge, what the stones do by structure.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Worship," The Conduct of Life (1860).
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