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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

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.




Quotes for: change


Quotes

Quotes about change:


The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.





Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





Change alone is the constant.





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.





Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.











Quotes for: oneself


Quotes

Quotes about oneself:


A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





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.





Don't forget to love yourself.





To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.





At any moment you choose you can retire within yourself. Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.











Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson also said...


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





Earth laughs in flowers.





Money often costs too much.





The secret of education lies in respecting the pupil.





All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.





The years teach much which the days never know.












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