Monday, September 27, 2010


To be great is to be misunderstood.
           -- Ralph Waldo Emerson, An Essay on Self-Reliance

I guess it's often so. Though one should not count on the converse to be true!

posted by Eolake Stobblehouse @ Monday, September 27, 2010   1 comments links to this post


At 29 Sep 2010, 04:48:00, Anonymous Michael Burton said...

I'm going to have to read that essay. I don't know whether he means that because many people will hear what you say, someone is bound to misunderstand some of it, or whether he means that the puny minds of lesser beings can never comprehend a great one's brilliance.


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