Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. Wikipedia
Born: May 25, 1803, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 27, 1882, Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Essays: Self-Reliance, The Transcendentalist, The Over-Soul, The Poet, Compensation, Experience
Children: Edward Waldo Emerson, Ellen Tucker Emerson, Edith Emerson Forbes, Waldo Emerson
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.