Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let us treat the men and women well: treat them as if they were real: perhaps they are.
This quote emphasizes the importance of treating others with kindness and respect, acknowledging their existence and worth. It suggests that every individual should be treated as if they are genuine and significant, as though their thoughts, feelings, and experiences matter. The quote implies that every person holds value and deserves to be treated with empathy and consideration, highlighting the significance of recognizing the inherent humanity in others.
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I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive. A year ago, six months ago, I thought that I was an artist. I no longer think about it, I am. Everything that was literature has fallen from me. There are no more books to be written, thank God. This then? This is not a book. This is libel, slander, and defamation of character. This is not a book, in the ordinary sense of the word. No, this is a prolonged insult, a gob of spit in the face of Art, a kick in the pants of God, Man, Destiny, Time, Love, Beauty
Those of us who shout the loudest about Americanism in making character assassinations are all too frequently those who, by our own words and acts, ignore some of the basic principles of AmericanismThe right to criticize. The right to hold unpopular beliefs. The right to protest. The right of independent thought.