Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

We ask for long life, but 'tis deep life, or noble moments that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.


Society and solitude: twelve chapters (ed. 1883)

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We ask for long life, but 'tis deep life, or noble moments that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.

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We ask for long life, but 'tis deep life, or noble moments that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.

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We ask for long life, but 'tis deep life, or noble moments that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.

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We ask for long life, but 'tis deep life, or noble moments that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.