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Emerson on Solitude

I think I may have found a new favorite quote.

“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Originally published on Tuesday March 13, 2001 at 11:40 pm

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