Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

The possibility of interpretation lies in the identity of the observer with the observed. Each material thing has its celestial side; has its translation, through humanity, into the spiritual and necessary sphere, where it plays a part as indestructible as any other.


Representative Men: Seven Lectures (ed. Harvard University Press, 1987) - ISBN: 9780674139916

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The possibility of interpretation lies in the identity of the observer with the observed. Each material thing has its celestial side; has its...

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The possibility of interpretation lies in the identity of the observer with the observed. Each material thing has its celestial side; has its...

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The possibility of interpretation lies in the identity of the observer with the observed. Each material thing has its celestial side; has its...

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The possibility of interpretation lies in the identity of the observer with the observed. Each material thing has its celestial side; has its...