“A mind does not receive truth as a chest receives jewels that are put into it, but as the stomach…”

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“A mind does not receive truth as a chest receives jewels that are put into it, but as the stomach takes up food into the system. It is no longer food, but flesh, and is assimilated.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Natural History of Intellect

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