Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops - no, but the kind of man the country turns out.


Society and Solitude (1870) - Civilization

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The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops - no, but the kind of man the country turns out.

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The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops - no, but the kind of man the country turns out.

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The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops - no, but the kind of man the country turns out.

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The true test of civilization is, not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops - no, but the kind of man the country turns out.