Daily inspiration from American philosopher and transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson
Featuring excerpts from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essays, poems, and lectures, Everyday Emerson offers 365 snippets of wisdom and insight from one of America’s greatest writers and philosophers. An astute observer of both nature and society, Emerson’s writing touches on themes of individuality, freedom, and human potential, all of it shot through with a profound love and awe of the natural world.
The excerpts in Everyday Emerson are inspiring and thought provoking—a daily invitation to engage the world with imagination and intention. In addition to daily quotes, the end of the book also includes selections from Emerson's beloved essay "Self-Reliance." Both longtime appreciators of Emerson’s work and readers who would be intimidated by a complete book of essays will find something delightful in its pages.