The Quotidian, December 12, 2010 ~ What Lies Within Us

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 to April 27, 1882)

Ralph Waldo Emerson was a public intellectual, lecturer, essayist, poet, and abolitionist. He was friend and mentor to Henry David Thoreau.

[Source: InspireQuotes1 tweet on Twitter, December 10, 2010. Dates and biographical information from Wikipedia, accessed December 11, 2010. Biographical information partially known to me.]

About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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