David Atwood Wasson

David Atwood
Wasson
1823
1887

American Minister and Transcendentalist Author, Essayist and Poet

Author Quotes

The great poets tell us nothing new. They remind us.

To read the world as language, finding in it an import for the soul, is the essentially poetic act.

Authority is properly the servant of justice, and political powers are arbitrary and illegitimate if not based upon qualification for that service. This is the doctrine of the ethical derivation of authority or public power, as opposed to that of an unconditioned and inherent sovereignty.

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First Name
David Atwood
Last Name
Wasson
Birth Date
1823
Death Date
1887
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American Minister and Transcendentalist Author, Essayist and Poet