New England Reformers
The "New England Reformers" was a lecture by Ralph Waldo Emerson read before "The Society" in Amory Hall, on Sunday, March 3, 1844. "The Society" has been identified as the American Anti-Slavery Society, led by William Lloyd Garrison.
Men are conservatives when they are least vigorous, or when they are most luxurious. They are conservatives after dinner, or before taking their rest; when they are sick, or aged: in the morning, or when their intellect or their conscience have been aroused, when they hear music, or when they read poetry, they are radicals.
- "Ralph Waldo Emerson - Essays: Second Series (1844)". Retrieved 26 January 2010.
- "Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy at Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 4, 1960". Retrieved 26 January 2010.
- Works related to Essays: Second Series/New England Reformers at Wikisource