Quote for the day Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. -Ralph Waldo Emerson Share this:RedditMorePrintFacebookTwitterEmailLike this:Like Loading... Related 6 thoughts on “Quote for the day” Add yours great quote! one to be read and re-read! Reply Thanks! Made me smile today. 🙂 Reply My dear diva, Mary took this quote literally and learned to fly an airplane at “29-again” years-old. An art teacher, who let me hany out with her, named Elizabeth chaperoned a group of 30 college kids to Europe at age “post-AARP” age. My dear mother-in-love, Paula took a halfway cross-country trip over the holidays and was the first one up and the last one to bed. My courageous parents were the first of their family to graduate with college degrees, putting each other through school long before Equal Rights, Equal Pay, or even Equal sugar substitute. I really like this quote and the people in my life it celebrates. Thank you again for re-publishing it Reply yes, discover the new, instead of repeating the old words to live by Reply Wow! This is exactly what I needed to read today, the day after revisiting past attitudes and actions that no longer fit. Thanks! Reply I’m really glad you like it. I’m trying to live by it. 🙂 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.