Saturday, April 8, 2017

100 Reflections: The Sages of Concord #4

To Want One Thing

“To live within limits. To want one thing. Or a few things very much and love them dearly. Cling to them, survey them from every angle. Become one with them - that is what makes the poet, the artist, the human being.”

                                                                        Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Goethe's ideas were central to the thinking of Emerson, Fuller, Thoreau and other Transcendentalists. 

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