There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

About Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882), known professionally as Waldo Emerson, was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led 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 thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.
Starting in 1867, Emerson’s health began declining; he wrote much less in his journals. Beginning as early as the summer of 1871 or in the spring of 1872, Emerson started having memory problems and suffered from aphasia. By the end of the decade, he forgot his own name at times and, when anyone asked how he felt, he responded, “Quite well; I have lost my mental faculties, but am perfectly well”.

(Source – Wikipedia)

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There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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