Emerson on Knowledge and Selfhood

“Knowing is the measure of the man. By how much we know, so much we are.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) As quoted in The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1893)

Excerpted from: Howe, Randy, ed. The Quotable Teacher. Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, 2003.

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