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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Biography - Ralph Waldo Emerson:

American essayist, lecturer and poet.
Born: 1803 - Died: 1882
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

Quote

Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.
Ralph Waldo Emerson




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Rien n'est plus simple d'être un grand homme, car en vérité être simple, c'est être grand.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

German
Nichts ist einfacher als Größe, ja, einfach zu sein, heißt groß zu sein.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson




See also  

See also...



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There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.”
Leo Tolstoy

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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium




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Out of clutter find simplicity ; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”
Albert Einstein
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Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
Leonardo da Vinci - Quotation of uncertain origin
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Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
Confucius
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Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.”
Frédéric Chopin
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Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.”
Jean Cocteau
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Simplicity is the result of maturity.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Quotes for: greatness:


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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.”
Albert Camus - Chroniques
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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
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All the splendor in the world is not worth a good friend.”
Voltaire
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The price of greatness is responsibility.”
Winston Churchill
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Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”
William Shakespeare
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As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world - that is the myth of the atomic age - as in being able to remake ourselves.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Ralph Waldo Emerson also said...


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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Earth laughs in flowers.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Hamatreya
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Lectures - Education
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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The years teach much which the days never know.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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