Quote Describing Yourself

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"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” This is a quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson. What this quote means is don't follow others on the path used by all (the safe and not so great one), but create your own path and get to where you want to be by going on a different path, making your own way there, and showing others there are other ways. He was saying to try to be your own person and do things your way, not necessarily doing what is considered the normal thing, as dictated by society. Don't always go the easy way, but instead find what works for you and try new things, be resourceful and different. The "leave a trail" thing may mean to make sure that whatever you are doing, make sure that you are not harming others, or leaving a wake of destruction after you, or making choices that will not only affect you adversely, but others also; lead the way, and leave a "trail" for others to follow. I believe this quote represents me well because I live to lead not to follow. I believe for one to get far in life, they have to take chances; do things that some would not. I am creating a path for success and I am determined to make it. I am “leaving a trail” for my little sister to help guide her way through life, not to make it easy, but to help give her
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