Tag: Ralph Waldo Emerson

The creation

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Lately, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to creation. Specifically, what it takes to create things in one’s life; events, feelings, actions, moods. I have

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Always do

“Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson This seems counter-intuitive, but the things we are most afraid of doing are usually the things we most need to do – to step outside our comfort zone,

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The only way

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Today’s IQ goes out to my dear, distant Misfit friends, who helped me out of a pickle yesterday. It is also something for me to reflect upon.

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The health of the eye

“The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Another pearler from my esteemed colleague Mr Emerson. I think this references our spiritual eye

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Love of Beauty

“Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson. I spent this Sunday afternoon with my daughter, at a fabulous “Horrible Histories” stage performance at the Opera House in Sydney. It was our first daddy-daughter

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