Ralph Waldo Emerson about past (“Self-Reliance”, 1841) - Honor is venerable to us because it is no ephemeris. It is always ancient virtue. We worship it to-day because it is not of to-day.
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Honor is venerable to us because it is no ephemeris. It is always ancient virtue. We worship it to-day because it is not of to-day.
 Ralph Waldo EmersonSelf-Reliance (1841). copy citation

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1841
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