Tuesday October 19th 2010

Thought for the Day

“What lies behind us
and what lies before us
are small matters compared to
what lies within us.”

~ 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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