Where is this quote from?

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment"Is this quote by Ralph Wlado Emerson from one of his essays? And, if so, which one?

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  1. tawses says:

    I’d say not Emerson.It’s on lots of (unreliable) quotation websites, but Google Books ( [external link] ‘cl… ) finds no trace it in the works of Emerson, and no citation at all before the early 2000s.Welcome to the world of fake attribution.