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" Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. "
Behold the Man: The Real Life of the Historical Jesus - Page 277
by Kirk Kimball - 2002 - 701 pages
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...you shall be sure to be misunderstood. Misunderstood ! It ii a right fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood,...ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. " I suppose no man can violate his nature. All the sallies of his will are rounded in by the law of...
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...shall be sure to be misunderstood." Misunderstood ! It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood ? Pythagoras was misunderstood,...ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. 15. I suppose no man can violate his nature. All the sallies of his will are rounded in by the law...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...shall be sure to be misundersi.CK>37 "[Misunderstood ! It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood ? Pythagoras was misunderstood,...ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. I suppose no man can violate his nature. All the sallies of his will are rounded in by thejaw ofjiis...
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

1841
...you shall be sure to be misunderstood. Misunderstood ! It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood,...ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. " I suppose no man can violate his nature. All the sallies of bis will are rounded in by the law of...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...every thing you said to-day. 'Ah, so you shall be sure to be misunderstood.' Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood ? Pythagoras was misunderstood,...ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. I suppose no man can violate his nature. All the sallies of his will are rounded in by the law of his...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...you shall be sure to be misunderstood. Misunderstood ! It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood ? Pythagoras was misunderstood,...ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. I suppose no man can violate his nature. All the sallies of his will are rounded in by the law of his...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848
...you shall be sure to be misunderstood. Misunderstood ? It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood ? Pythagoras was misunderstood,...and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is t<y be misunderstood. I suppose no man can violate his nature. All the sallies of his will are rounded...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...you shall be sure to be misunderstood. Misunderstood ! It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood ? Pythagoras was misunderstood,...ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. I suppose no man can violate his nature. All the sallies of his will are rounded in by the law of his...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...be misunderstood. Misunderstood ! It is aright fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood t Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus,...ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. I suppose no-man can violate his nature. All the sallies of his will are rounded in by the law of his...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...thing you said to-day. ' Ah, so you shall be sure to be misunderstood.' Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood ? Pythagoras was misunderstood,...ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood. I suppose no man can violate his nature. All the sallies of his will are rounded in by the law of his...
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