Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

'T is wonderful how soon a piano gets into a log hut on the frontier. You would think they found it under a pine stump. With it comes a Latin grammar,—and one of those tow-head boys has written a hymn on Sunday. Now let colleges, now let senates take heed!
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Civilization," Society and Solitude (1870).
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