All great masters are chiefly distinguished by the power of adding a second, a third, and perhaps a fourth step in a continuous line. Many a man had taken the first step. With every additional step you enhance immensely the value of your first.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) American essayist, lecturer, poet
Natural History of Intellect, Lecture 1, “Powers and Laws of Thought,” Harvard University (Spring 1870)
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