Monday, December 13, 2010

Quote of the Week

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


What we've done and what we've yet to do pales in comparison to who we are inside.  Our beliefs and values temper our life experiences and shape the person that we become.

6 comments:

  1. Linda, this is probably my favorite of all the quotes you've posted. So very true...and it seems more and more that society is obsessed with exterior stuff...so important to remember the essence of who we are...

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  2. Very profound, Linda! I really love this one!

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  3. Talon- Thank you, and I totally agree, and especially at this time of year.

    Linda- Thanks, I'm glad this was struck a chord with you. It is, indeed, profound.

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  4. Linda,

    I echo what others have already said and add that this quote is a good one for this time of year. I always enjoy your interpretation of these quotes!

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  5. An amazing quote..good to be reminded of the truth!! Thank you...

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  6. That is absolutely beautiful. It's what is on the inside...!!

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