Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is the illusion of time, which is very deep; who has disposed of it? Mor come to the conviction that what seems the succession of thought is only the distribution of wholes into causal series.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Illusions," The Conduct of Life (1860).

Yet another passage where Emerson grapples with the Kantian, epistemological problems of succession and later links them to the worldy pursuit of success.
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