Thursday December 1st 2011

submitted by kanchan pandey

Thought for the Day

“Death comes to all,
but great achievements build a monument
which shall endure until the sun grows cold.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
(1803-1882)



Ralph Waldo Emerson*Ralph Waldo Emerson

Born May 25, 1803 Boston, Massachusetts
Died April 27, 1882 (aged 78) Concord, Massachusetts

An American philosopher, lecturer, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thought through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.

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