What is life but the angle of vision? A man is measured by the angle at which he looks at objects. What is life but what a man is thinking of all day? This is his fate and his employer. Knowing is the measure of the man. By how much we know, so much we are.
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Source Notes: Source: RALPH WALDO EMERSON, Natural History of Intellect, part 1, Natural History of Intellect and Other Papers , p. 10 .
Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 April 27, 1882) was a famous American essayist and one of America's most influential thinkers and writers.