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To be misunderstood is the sign of an exceptional being

To be misunderstood is the sign of an exceptional being To be misunderstood is the sign of an exceptional being
Source: Zach Covarrubias via Behance
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Misunderstood! It is a right fool's word. Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.

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