Tagged: Emerson

Analects of the Core: Emerson on the Parthenon as a gem

Earth proudly wears the Parthenon as the best gem among her zone. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Analects of the Core: Emerson on manners and early Greek art

There are men whose manners have the same essential splendor as the simple and awful sculpture on the friezes of the Parthenon, and the remains of the earliest Greek art. – Ralph Waldo Emerson