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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... "
THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION - Page 50
by RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...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 ; that imitation...of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do ; nor does...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation...of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany

1844
...the old-fashioned virtue of content. " There is a time in every man's education, when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance, that imitation...take himself for better for worse, as his portion. — The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 37

1844
...the old-fashioned virtue of content. " There is a time in every man's education, when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance, that imitation...take himself for better for worse, as his portion. — The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation...of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...perception that the Eternal was stirring There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation...of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation...of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation...of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none hut he knows what that is which he can do, nor does...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation...of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation...of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does...
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