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Actually, Polonius was

Actually, Polonius was speaking to Laertes with his, “apparel oft proclaims the man.

Like you, I’m agnostic on the topic of doing to impress; I’m, thus, especially fond of Polonius’ last few lines in his counsel:

    This above all: to thine own self be true,
    And it must follow, as the night the day,
    Thou canst not then be false to any man.

I also see circular irony in quoting a man who presumably practiced what he preached, dressed to impress, yet was called a “fool” (not gaining sought-after respect, the goal of charisma), yet offers his son such sound (wise) advice.

Intentional or not: Nicely played.

thank you

Thank you both for the correction and the unintentional irony.

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Marty Nemko is a career and personal coach based in Oakland, Ca. and the author of 7 books. 
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