Saturday, December 17, 2016

The quote above.......................

...............sounds like something Emerson would say.  One could also assume he might have said it in his essay Compensation.   Sometimes believing in the notion that accuracy is good, I scanned through my copy of said essay.  It was not a thorough reading, but I could not find the quote.  Thus, the Oracle Google was consulted.  Hundreds of sites showed up with the quote, but none providing the location of the quote in Emerson's writings.   Hmmm.  Did he really write that?  Maybe later today a more serious search will be undertaken to find the source.   Meanwhile, true to the wonder that is the Intertunnel, during my brief search, this beauty was found:

"When God measures man, He puts the tape around the heart instead of the head for if there's is no truer measure of a man than by what he does, it is by what he gives. We can speak kind words but without kind deeds they often sound mighty sick. So be kind to everyone and remember, everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. One final word Tiana, most of the world's misery is caused by being unkind to those who live with us."

-The Sage, as taken from here

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