• The philanthropists inquire whether Transcendentalism does not mean sloth: they had as lief hear that their friend is dead, as that he is a Transcendentalist; for then is he paralyzed, and can never do anything for humanity.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson (2016). “Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson - The transcendentalist”, p.13, Editora Dracaena