Self-Reliance

By Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Self-Reliance” is an 1841 essay written by American transcendentalist philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson. It contains the most thorough statement of one of Emerson’s recurrent themes: the need for each individual to avoid conformity and false consistency, and follow his own instincts and ideas.


Published date: January 1, 1841
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction, Philosophy

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