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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote of Ralph Waldo Emerson - To be yourself in a world...


Biography - Ralph Waldo Emerson:

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

Quote

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Rester soi-même dans un monde qui tente constamment de te changer est le plus grand accomplissement.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

German
Du selbst zu sein, in einer Welt die dich ständig anders haben will, ist die größte Errungenschaft.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson




See also  

See also...



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They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.”
Confucius

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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde - Quotation of uncertain origin

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The dunes change with the wind, but the desert remains the same.”
Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist




Quotes

Quotes about change:



Quotes for: change

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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”
Henri Bergson - Creative Evolution
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”
Alan Watts
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Change alone is the constant.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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but it's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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Quotes about oneself:



Quotes for: oneself

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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”
Henri Bergson - Creative Evolution
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
Katherine Mansfield
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Ralph Waldo Emerson also said...


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Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.”
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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