A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on concern, foolishness, and soul

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall...

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Source: The Selected Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (Modern Library)

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