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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 of... "
Essays: First Series - Page 44
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought...forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. 2. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought...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 of...
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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...that imitation is suicide, that he must take himself for better for worse, as his portion. — The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none...
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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...that imitation is suicide, that he must take himself for better for worse, as his portion. — The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought...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 of...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...most when • the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought...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 of...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought...forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. Trust thyself: every heart vilmrtes to that iron string. Accept the place the Divine Providencafhas...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought...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 of...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought...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 of...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought...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 of...
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