A Philosophical Moment on A Monday

Last Update: January 17, 2021

I guess that a lot of you know who Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was. He was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet.

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

On a Monday morning, I think this quote from him is a great one. If you struggle a bit with motivation, just think of this quote and look at what you have accomplished so far. You are a member of WA, and that shows that you are taking action to change your life! It is happening now!

Have a great philosophic Monday!

Roy (the Philosopher 🤓)

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    JasonKang Premium
    Great quote, Roy.
    I will try to be myself.
    I believe it does not mean either stubbornness or rigidness.
    Probably, it rather refers to a thinking reed.
    We can be swayed by wind (i.e, study and learn a lot of knowledge and skill-set), but our roots should be fixed and strong.
    While being strong, I will try to be flexible and learn as much as I can.
    Have a great day!
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    roysinOnline Premium
    Thank you, Jason. Be the best YOU you can be and contiune to work on it.

    Yoru mindset is in the right place, Jason :-D

    ROy
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    YvonneBray Premium
    Don't try to be someone your not.
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    roysinOnline Premium
    Definetively not, Yvonne :-).I am me and I am unique :-D
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    drjec Premium
    Emerson is one of my favorite authors.
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    roysinOnline Premium
    That is great. I downloaded his books from a public domain website yesterday.

    Roy
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    Newme202 Premium Plus
    Never heard of him Roy but I do agree with his quote

    Always best to be JUST yourself and no one else
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    roysinOnline Premium
    He is quite new to me as well. Learned about him a year ago.

    Roy
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    MelWaller Premium
    Yes, Just Be You!

    We are all unique and have our own gifts to bring to the world. :-)

    Thanks for sharing Roy!

    Mel
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    roysinOnline Premium
    You are welcome, Mel :-)

    Roy
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