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" The secret of fortune is joy in our hands. Welcome evermore to gods and men is the self-helping man. For him all doors are flung wide ; him all tongues greet, all honors crown, all eyes follow with desire. Our love goes out to him and embraces him because... "
The Essay on Self-reliance - Page 39
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...honors crown, all eyes follow with desire. Our love goes out to him and embraces him, because he did not need it. We solicitously and apologetically caress...said Zoroaster, " the blessed Immortals are swift." 38. As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect. They...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...him, because he did not need it. We solicitously and apologetically caress and celebrate him, becanse he held on his way and scorned our disapprobation....Immortals are swift." As men's prayers are a disease of will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect. They say with those foolish Israelites, ' Let...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...him, because he did not need it. We solicitously and apologetically caress and celebrate him, becanse he held on his way and scorned our disapprobation....Immortals are swift." As men's prayers are a disease of will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect. They say with those foolish Israelites, ' Let...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1852 - 333 pages
...did not need it. We solicitously and apologetically caress and celebrate Km, because »he "held on Ms way and scorned our disapprobation. The gods love...Israelites, ' Let not God speak to us, lest we die. Speak thptt, speak any man with us, and we will obey.' Everywhere I am hindered of meeting God in my brother,...
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The Radical, Volume 5

1869
...God pronouncing his works good. But prayer as a means to effect a private end is meanness and theft. As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect. • Life only avails, not the having lived. Power ceases in the instant of repose ; it resides in the...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 290 pages
...crown, all eyes follow with desire. Our love goes out to him and embraces him, because he did not nce.d it. We solicitously and apologetically caress and...swift." As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so arc their creeds a disease of the intellect. They say with those foolish Israelites, 'Let not God speak...
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Emerson at Home and Abroad

Moncure Daniel Conway - 1882 - 383 pages
...traditions of his race are all embodied, what sees that walking eyeball with no past at his back ? "As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect." " The faith that stands on authority is not faith." "The word Miracle, as pronounced by Christian churches,...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 290 pages
...honors crown, all eyes follow with desire. Our love goes out to him and embraces him because he did not need it. We solicitously and apologetically caress...him. " To the persevering mortal," said Zoroaster, "tho blessed Immortals are swift." As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds...
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Emerson at Home and Abroad

Moncure Daniel Conway - 1883 - 309 pages
...traditions of his race are all embodied, what sees that walking eyeball with no past at his back ? " As men's prayers are a disease of the will, so are their creeds a disease of the intellect." " The faith that stands on authority is not faith." "The word Miracle, as pronounced by Christian churches,...
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
...honours crown, all eyes follow with desire. Our love goes out to him and embraces him, because he did not need it. We solicitously and apologetically caress...Israelites, " Let not God speak to us, lest we die. Speak thoii, speak any man with us, and we will obey." Everywhere I am hindered of meeting God in my brother,...
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