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Emerson - Best Day Carving



Full Inscription: Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. - Emerson

Origins: The distinctive letterform used for this carving was inspired by one found in a circa 1900 Boston type catalog and it works superbly with Emerson’s upbeat message. However, it is interesting to note his flanking sentences. While they are a bit more sobering, they nonetheless reinforce the importance of each day - and hour. Here they are:

“One of the illusions is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly until he knows that every day is Doomsday.”

We say, just truly take to heart his positive thought from our carving and the rest will follow!

Source: "Society and Solitude", Works and Days, pg. 157, 1870

Recommended Finish: We really like this carving in our Vintage Cherry finish because it works so well with the lighter, upbeat tone of Emerson's great thought.

Product Dimensions:  6" X 32" X 3/4"

Includes: Custom installation kit for wall display, installation instructions, Origins Story Card. (Plinth Base not included, but available separately.)

Charitable Category: A portion of the proceeds from this piece benefits Cancer Research programs.

Product SKUs:
Vintage Cherry, GTI-RE024-6-CV
Classic Oak, GTI-RE024-6-OC
Heritage Oak, GTI-RE024-6-OH

Product Copyright 2013 GTI, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Made in USA. Stock Photo Shown.

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