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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Emerson, Trump, & Hearts of Steel

Ralph Waldo Emerson, living at the time of the American Renaissance in the early 1800’s, wrote: “Good-nature is plentiful, but we want justice with a heart of steel, to fight down the proud.” He was encouraging people to stand up and fight injustice wherever they found it, and to unflinchingly oppose the arrogance of power. […]