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" It is easy' in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. "
The Message of Man: A Book of Ethical Scriptures Gathered from Many Sources ... - Page 131
1895 - 323 pages
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...harder, because you will always find those who think they know what is your dnty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the...
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...harder, because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 64

1868
...the world whips you with its displeasure. And therefore a man must know how to estimate a sour face." It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages that have become dead to you, is, that it scatters your force....
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

1841
...harder, because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is be who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...harder, because ypu will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence...
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The Unitarian Annual Register, for the Year ...

1845
...appear from 31 Wed. 7 8 4 62 morn. 6 19 meridian to sunset." — Christopher North. The Great Man. " It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...harder, because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...harder, because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect •sweetness the...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...harder, because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after your own ; but the great man is he who, in the midst of the crowd, keeps with perfect sweetness the...
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