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" To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men — that is genius. "
Essays - Page 37
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...soul hears an admonition in such lines, let the subject be what it may. The sentiment they instill is of more value than any thought they may contain....conviction and it shall be the universal sense; for always the inmost becomes the outmost, — and our first thought is rendered back to us by the trumpets...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...may. The sentiment they instil is of more value than any thought they may contain. To believe your nwp thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, — that jg gfip'" 81 - Speak your latent conviction, and it shall be the universal sense ; for the inmost in...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...with the she.wolfs teat: Wintered with the hawk and fox. Power and speed be hands and feet. I BEAD the other day some verses written by an eminent painter...true for you in your private heart, is true for all men,—that is genius. Speak your latent conviction and it shall be the universal sense; for always...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...value than any thought they may contain. To believe your own thought, to believe that what is tnie for you in your private heart, is true for all men—...conviction, and it shall be the universal sense; for always the inmost becomes the outmost—and our first thought is rendered back to us by the trumpets...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...Suckle him with the she-wolfs teat ; Wintered with the hawk and fox, Power and speed be hands and feet. I READ the other day some verses written by an eminent...conviction, and it shall be the universal sense ; for always the inmost becomes the outmost, — and our first thought is rendered back to us by the trumpets...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...may contain. To believe your own thought^to believe that what is true for you in your private heaVt, is true for all men, — that is genius. Speak your...conviction, and it shall be the universal sense ; for always the inmost becomes the outmost, — and our first thought is rendered back to us by the trumpets...
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The English Review, Volume 12

1849
...Essay on " Self- Reliance " meets us next, and this is bolder still. " To believe your own thoughts, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, — that is Genius." And happily this genius, we find, may be the lot of all, at least of every Emersonian : the fact is...
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The English Review, Volumes 11-12

1849
...Essay on " Self-Reliance 1 " meets us next, and this is bolder still. " To believe your own thoughts. to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is HIM for all men,—that is Genius." And happily this genius, we find, may be the lot of all, at least...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...some verses written by an eminent painter which were original and not conventional. The soul always hears an admonition in such lines, let the subject...conviction, and it shall be the universal sense ; for the inmost in due time becomes the outmost, — and our first thought is rendered back to us by the...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...some verses written by an eminent painter which were original and not conventional. The soul always hears an admonition in such lines, let the subject...conviction, and it shall be the universal sense ; for the inmost in due time becomes the outmost, — and our first thought is rendered back to us by the...
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