Ralph Waldo Emerson's Short Paragraph: Misunderstood

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Halley Geist Honors 7 Gibson 22 January 2016 CREED Paragraph Ralph Waldo Emerson once said something like, to be misunderstood is to be great. This aphorism can be used all around the world today because the only person that truly understands you, is you. “To be great is to be misunderstood.” (Emerson 366). In this quote Emerson is trying to convey the fact that people will always look at you oddly if you’re doing something truly great, so don’t care what they will think.
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