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The greatest man in history was the poorest.

The greatest man in history was the poorest.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Poverty Quotes,
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So nigh is grandeur to our dust,
So near is God to man.
When Duty whispers low, read more

So nigh is grandeur to our dust,
So near is God to man.
When Duty whispers low, Thou must,
The youth replies, I can.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Duty Quotes,
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There is no true orator who is not a hero.

There is no true orator who is not a hero.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Oratory Quotes,
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When it is darkest, men see the stars.

When it is darkest, men see the stars.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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Announced by all the trumpets of the sky,
Arrives the snow, and, driving o'er the fields,
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Announced by all the trumpets of the sky,
Arrives the snow, and, driving o'er the fields,
Seems nowhere to alight: the whited air
Hides hills and woods, the river, and the heaven,
And veils the farmhouse at the garden's end.
The sled and traveller stopped, the courier's feet
Delayed, all friends shut out, the housemates sit
Around the radiant fireplace, enclosed
In a tumultuous privacy of storm.

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