Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (180382)
This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
RALPH WALDO EMERSON, The American Scholar, oration delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 31, 1837.Nature, Addresses and Lectures (vol. 3 of The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson), p. 105 (1906).