Books and Meals Make You

I recently heard a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson that gave me pause:

“I cannot remember the books I’ve read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me.”

As first read, I love it! It makes a lot of sense. Just as the meals I’ve eaten over the years have sustained me and helped me grow, so have the books that I’ve read. That said, I think there is a bit more nuance.

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Mickey Mellen

Mickey Mellen

I’m a cofounder of @GreenMellen, and I’m into WordPress, blogging and seo. Love my two girls, gadgets, Google Earth, and I try to run when I can.