Added by staff

Get quotes of the day

How do you feel today?    I feel ...

For what avail the plough or sail, Or land or life, if freedom fail?

This quote is about freedom.

Record how this quote makes you feel.

You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

Source Notes: Source: RALPH WALDO EMERSON, Boston, stanza 15, The Complete Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson, vol. 2, p. 897 .These words were also inscribed on a plaque in the stairwell of the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty.

A bit about Ralph Waldo Emerson ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 April 27, 1882) was a famous American essayist and one of America's most influential thinkers and writers.

These people bookmarked this quote:

lillylosanz avatar

I'm female, single

Casey avatar

I'm female, say nothing

Rae4cr avatar

I'm female, say nothing

Get Quotes of the Day

Your daily dose of thought, inspiration and motivation.