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" There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel... "
Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing - Page 634
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. 2. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 37

1844
...this same chapter of self-reliance, an excellent lecture on the old-fashioned virtue of content. " There is a time in every man's education, when he...take himself for better for worse, as his portion. — The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany

1844
...this same chapter of self-reliance, an excellent lecture on the old-fashioned virtue of content. " There is a time in every man's education, when he...take himself for better for worse, as his portion. — The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the Eternal was stirring There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none hut he knows what that is...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is...
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