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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote



“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

21 responses to “Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote”

  1. Wow, this is so deep. What’s within gives result to what’s past and to come. I love this quote

  2. Nice and meaningful quote. Our yesterday and today really gives birth to out tomorrow. Thanks for this good post.

  3. I totally agree. Our ability to handle, reflect and react to situations comes internally. When we work on ourselves, we have the ability to correct past errors and reach amazing heights.

  4. What a great thought I think that what is behind us is the lie and what is in front of us are the truths of things, but in short, what matters most is our own criteria and the good values that help us to take the correct decisions, let’s not be fooled by the prototypes that the world offers us.

  5. Words on marble, this has been my best quote ever. It enable me dig deep to bring out the very best in me.

  6. I agree as I always believe that there is always a power sleeping within us. Bringing that out is not easy but if we can manage to live to our potential we will surely be soaring to new levels. Easier said than done though.

  7. What’s within us reflects what we did yesterday and also what’s we have to do. I love this quote thanks for sharing

  8. Emerson gave a very wonderful quote with a deep. Meaning. It is good to look inward and learn more about self.

  9. I couldn’t help but notice that you have quite a few of Emerson’s quotes. I think you were fond of him.

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