“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson (died 27 April 1882)
“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson
“In a library we are surrounded by many hundreds of dear friends imprisoned by an enchanter in paper and leathern boxes.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson
For some reason, I have been thinking a lot about the New England Transcendentalists. Maybe it is the image of Margaret Fuller that stares down at me from one of my inspiration boards. Whatever the cause, it is a fine subject to be preoccupied with on a lovely Spring day. In honor of today’s one-track thought process, I’ve collected an inspiring and eclectic group of NET-inspired goodies. Enjoy!
This shop is so full of literary-themed profiles that every visit requires a gargantuan exercise in restraint. I want them all, I went them all now! Continue reading
“One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well as creative writing.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson