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Re: Found it

Posted by Bookworm on June 23, 2003

In Reply to: Re: PHRASE-I never met a man who was not in some way my superior posted by Bookworm on June 23, 2003

: : : : Does anyone know where the phrase "I never met a man who was not in some way my superior". I think it may be Lincoln.

: : Quote: Ralph Waldo Emerson
: : "Every man I meet is in some way my superior. "
: : I will once again recommend to everyone Emerson's Journals. Good reading.

: There is an episode of All in the Family which contains the quote: "Every man is my superior in that I may learn from him".
: Is this a real quote? Who said it?

"Every man is my superior in that I may learn from him."
- Thomas Carlyle