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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) came from a long line of New England ministers. Attending school at Harvard University, he discovered a love of writing, eventually becoming a teacher upon graduation. After working as a schoolteacher for a number of years, Emerson went back to study theology at Harvard Divinity school and began a new career as a preacher on the east coast. Emerson's sermons were deemed somewhat uninteresting by the general public, forcing him to once again reevaluate his...See more

Personality Profile For Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The following is a personality profile of Ralph Waldo Emerson based on his work.

Ralph Waldo Emerson is expressive and confident.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Ralph Waldo Emerson is also calm under pressure: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.


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