The true test of a civilization is not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops—no, but the kind of man the country turns out. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

The true test of a civilization is not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops—no, but the kind of man the country turns out.


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This quote is just one of 228 total Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes in our collection. Ralph Waldo Emerson is known for saying 'The true test of a civilization is not the census, nor the size of the cities, nor the crops—no, but the kind of man the country turns out.' as well as some of the following quotes.