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Society never advances. It recedes as fast on one side as it gains on the other. Society acquires new arts, and loses old instincts.

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

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