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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 nourishing... "
The New Practical Shorthand Manual: A Complete and Comprehensive Exposition ... - Page 147
by Benn Pitman - 1892 - 170 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...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 nourishing corn can come to him but .through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...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 nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...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 nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...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 nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...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 nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...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 nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...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 nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...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 nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...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 nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power...
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Seed-grain for Thought and Discussion, Volume 1

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1856
...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 nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till. The power which...
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