Persecution is the first law of society because it is always easier to suppress criticism than to meet it
Quote by Howard Mumford Jones
Ours is the age which is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men...
When he died, Emerson was thought of as the representative American writer par excellence, and...
Except to heaven, she is nought; Except for angels, lone; Except to some wide-wandering bee,...
Persecution is the first law of society because it is always easier to suppress criticism...
Emerson then incarnated the moral optimism, the progress, and the energy of the American spirit.
I, for one, hope that youth will again revolt and again demoralize the dead weight...
Emerson was the chief figure in the American transcendental movement, a fact that complicates all...