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" never to rely on your memory alone, scarcely even in acts of pure memory, but bring the past for judgment into the thousand-eyed present, and live ever in a new day. Trust your emotion. In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity: yet... "
The Essay on Self-reliance - Page 22
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1908 - 59 pages
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1841
...public place ? Suppose you should contradict yourself; what then ? It seems to be a rule of wisdom never to rely on your memory alone, scarcely even...Deity: yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and colour. Leave your theory,...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...public place ? Suppose you should contradict yourself ; what then ? It seems to be a rule of wisdom never to rely on your memory alone, scarcely even in acts of pure memory, but to bring the past for judgment into the thousand-eyed present, and live ever in a new day. In your...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...public place ? Suppose you should contradict yourself—what then ? It seems to be a rule of wisdom never to rely on your memory alone, scarcely even...Deity; yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and colour. Leave your theory,...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...public place ? Suppose you should contradict yourself; what then ? It seems to be a rule of wisdom never to rely on your memory alone, scarcely even...Deity: yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and colour. Leave your theory...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...that public place 1 Suppose you should contradict yourself; what then? It seems to be a rule of wisdom never to rely on your memory alone, scarcely even...Deity: yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shnpe »nd colour. Leave your theory...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...be a rule of wisdom never to rely on y&ur memory alone, scarcely even in acts of pure memory, but to bring the past for judgment into the thousand-eyed present, and live ever in a new day. In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity : yet when the devout motions of the soul...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...public place ? Suppose you should contradict yourself ; what then ? It seems to be a rule of wisdom never to rely on your memory alone, scarcely even in acts of pure memory, but to bring the past for judgment into the thousand-eyed present, and live ever in a new day. In your...
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
...that public place? Suppose you should contradict yourself; what then? It seems to be a rule of wisdom never to rely on your memory alone, scarcely even...Deity : yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and colour. Leave your theory...
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
...that public place? Suppose you should contradict yourself; what then? It seems to be a rule of wisdom never to rely on your memory alone, scarcely even...Deity : yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and colour. Leave your theory...
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Seed-grain for Thought and Discussion, Volume 2

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1856
...contradict yourself; what then? It seems to be a rule of wisdom never to rely on your memory alone, but bring the past for judgment into the thousand-eyed present, and live ever in a new day. . . . With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his...
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