Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson

To say then, the majority are wicked, means no malice, no bad heart in the observer, but, simply that the majority are unripe, and have not yet come to themselves, do not yet know their opinion.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Considerations by the Way," The Conduct of Life (1860).
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