Ralph Waldo Emerson about capacity (“Friendship”, 1841) - Why should I cumber myself with regrets that the receiver is not capacious? It never troubles the sun that some of his rays fall wide and vain into ungrateful space, and only a small part on the reflecting planet.
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Why should I cumber myself with regrets that the receiver is not capacious? It never troubles the sun that some of his rays fall wide and vain into ungrateful space, and only a small part on the reflecting planet.
 Ralph Waldo EmersonFriendship (1841). copy citation

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