“The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its
original dimensions.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Profession(s)Essayist | Lecturer | Poet | 

Born: May 25, 1803, Died: April 27, 1882

Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States. (Source + full bio: Wikipedia.org)