Quotations from Ralph Waldo Emerson:
Ralph Waldo Emerson was born in 1803 in Boston (Cayton).
Ralph Waldo Emerson (25th May 1803–27th April 1882) was acutely aware of the healing properties of nature, composing some of the most exquisite prose in the English language on the restorative power of sylvan landscapes and the beauty of Mother Earth.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Essays - Transcendentalists
In his 1841 publication called Essays, Ralph Waldo Emerson includes an essay simply entitled Self-Reliance in which he states "Trust thyself…Great men have always done so and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age…" .