Other Stuff Quotes Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote Posted on September 18, 2014January 6, 2016 by Thomas Slatin “If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him which books he reads.” – Ralph Waldo EmersonSharing Is Caring...FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInRedditMorePrintEmailLike this:Like Loading...Post Navigation Previous PostIce, Groceries, Beer Next PostJacob Nordby Quote 25 thoughts on “Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote”We often implied to our life situation the things we read on books. But this doesn’t make us a little less if we make our understanding broader.Loading...ReplyVery true. What you read determines how you think.Loading...ReplyThis quote is the truth, it right to ask a book they are reading. increase in knowledge comes from reading a good book.Loading...ReplyBooks are really important but this days social media has gradually taken that off the table. Nice quote, I love itLoading...ReplyYea, what you read and watch defines you. That’s what you feed your inner mind and it will tell how you behave or react to lifeLoading...ReplyWonderful quote I must say. It is said that a person is made up of the kind of books he reads.Loading...ReplyReading adds up to our knowledge. We should all read good books and not the junk ones.Loading...ReplyNice and good quote. Knowledge is power.Loading...Replybooks are a great source of information and wisdom. it does not fade nor can be deleted. that is why i prefer to read books than to do anything else.Loading...ReplyVery true, people who read has a very different to see the world.Loading...ReplyBooks are knowledge passed. They have a lot to offer.Loading...ReplyVery well said. We should all strive to be people of great intellect.Loading...ReplyI have lots of respect for Ralph Waldo. Every single one of his quotes inspire some thought.Loading...ReplyA simple yet very powerful quote. Just how I like it 🙂Loading...ReplyBooks are the number one source of intellect. I am in total support.Loading...ReplyIt is not common to meet a man of rare intellect. We therefore ought to make most of the opportunity.Loading...ReplyThank you for this inspirational quote Tom. I look forward to you sharing even more!Loading...ReplyI don’t completely agree with this. Sometimes intellect doesn’t come from books.Loading...ReplyThe importance of books in shaping who we become can’t be overstated. Books hide a treasure trove of knowledge.Loading...ReplyIt is sad that today’s society has a very poor reading culture. We should go back to the old ways.Loading...ReplyI really like this quote. It highlights the role that books play in shaping our intellect.Loading...ReplySometimes itellect and wisdom may come from life experiences. So this quote might not be entirely true.Loading...ReplyThanks tho quote is on point Intelligence is a result of good books and only readers inherit that.Loading...ReplyYes, I really agree with this quote. Intelligent people read a lot.Loading...ReplyMost of the successful people are into reading. So, people who reads are more likely to be successful. I personally love reading good books it offers exposure to perspectives different from my own.Loading...ReplyLeave a Reply to Clarissa Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.