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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

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




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



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

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




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

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

The dunes change with the wind, but the desert remains the same.

Let me be that I am and seek not to alter me.




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Quotes about change:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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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.
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Change alone is the constant.
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.
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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.
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
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Quotes for: oneself


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Quotes about oneself:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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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.
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
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The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.
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Nothing is more simple than greatness; indeed, to be simple is to be great.
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Earth laughs in flowers.
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The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.
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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.
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The years teach much which the days never know.
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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.
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