Saturday July 31st 2010

Thought for the Day

“You are not responsible
for what people think about you.
But you are responsible for
what you give them to think about you.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson



Ralph Waldo Emerson*Ralph Waldo Emerson

Born May 25, 1803 Boston, Massachusetts
Died April 27, 1882 (aged 78) Concord, Massachusetts

An American philosopher, lecturer, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thought through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States.

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