Quotes from the World for June 8th

In our definitions, we grope after the spiritual by describing it as invisible. The true meaning of spiritual is real; that law which executes itself, which works without means, and which cannot be conceived as not existing.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. “Worship,” The Conduct of Life (1860).