Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

This hard work will always be done by one kind of man; not by scheming speculators, nor by soldiers, nor professors, nor readers of Tennyson; but by men of endurance—deep-chested, long- winded, tough, slow and sure, and timely.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Farming," Society and Solitude (1870).

Edward Emerson noted that Emerson was here referring to the utopian communities of Brook Farm and Fruitlands.
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