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" A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 59
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee. "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has (imply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded...
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...should we forget it if some one has injured us ? 14. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded lips ! Sew them up with packthread, do. Else, if you would be a man, speak what...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded lips ! Sew them up with packthread, do. Else, if you would be a man, speak what...
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

1841
...Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee. " A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded lips ! Sew them up with packthread, do. Else, if you would be a man, speak what...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 54

1851
...whether what he is saying now may not contradict what he said five minutes ago. Hence his advice : " With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to...well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded lips ! Sew them up with packthread, do ! Else, if you would be a man, speak what...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded lipsl Sew them up with packthread, do. Else, if you would be a man, speak what...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded lips! Sew them up with packthread, do. Else, if you would be a man, speak what...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 13

1848
...If you would be man'' says Emerson, " speak what you think to-day in words as hard as cannon-balls, and to-morrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict everything you said to-day." These headstrong sages, full of noble caprice, of lofty humors, often...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded lips! Sew them up with packthread, do. Else, if you would be a man, speak what...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded lips! Sew them up with packthread, do. Else, if you would be a man, speak what...
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