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" Character is higher than intellect. Thinking is the function. Living is the functionary. The stream retreats to its source. A great soul will be strong to live, as well as strong to think. Does he lack organ or medium to impart his truths? "
Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 327
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 pages
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Retrospect of Western Travel, Volume 2

Harriet Martineau - 1838 - 239 pages
...acts, and each fit reproduces the other. When the artist has exhausted his materials, when the fancy no longer paints, when thoughts are no longer apprehended,...think. Does he lack organ or medium to impart his truths ? He can still fall back on this elemental force of living them. This is a total act. Thinking...
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Retrospect of Western Travel, Volume 3

Harriet Martineau - 1838
...acts; and each fit reproduces the other. When the artist has exhausted his materials, when the fancy no longer paints, when thoughts are no longer apprehended, and books are a weariness,—he has always the resource to live. Character is higher than intellect. Thinking is the...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 1

1838
...other. When the artist has exhausted his materials — when the fancy no longer paints — when thought* are no longer apprehended, and books are a weariness — he has always the resourceto live. Character is higher than intellect. Thinking is the function — living is the functionary....
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The Boston Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1838
...books, is, that it is a resource." " The mind now thinks ; now acts; and each reproduces the other." " Character is higher than intellect. Thinking is the function. Living is the functionary." " Time shall teach him that the scholar loses no hour which the man lives." " There is virtue yet in...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1840
...acts ; end eacli fit produces the other. When the artist has exhausted his materials, when the fimcy no longer paints, when thoughts are no longer apprehended,...source. A great soul will be strong to live, as well us strong to think. Does lie lack organ or medium to impart his truths ? he can still fall back on...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...acts; and each fit reproduces the other. When the artist has exhausted his materials, when the fancy no longer paints, when thoughts are no longer apprehended,...the functionary. The stream retreats to its source. JV great soul will be strong to live, as well as strong to think. Does he lack organ or medium to impart...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...acts; and each fit reproduces the other. When the artist has exhausted his materials, when the fancy no longer paints, when thoughts are no longer apprehended, and books are a weariness—he has always the resource to live. Character is higher than intellect. Thinking is the...
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Nature; Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 383 pages
...acts ; and each fit reproduces the other. When the artist has exhausted his materials, when the fancy no longer paints, when thoughts are no longer apprehended,...think. Does he lack organ or medium to impart his truths ? He can still fall back on this elemental force of living them. This is a total act. Thinking...
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Miscellanies: Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1856 - 383 pages
...acts; and each fit reproduces the other. When the artist has exhausted his materials, when the fancy no longer paints, when thoughts are no longer apprehended,...is higher than intellect. Thinking is the function. Laving is the functionary. The stream retreats to its source. A great soul will be strong to live,...
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Miscellanies, Embracing Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1866 - 383 pages
...acts ; and each fit reproduces the other. When the artist has exhausted his materials, when the fancy no longer paints, when thoughts are no longer apprehended,...medium to impart his truth? He can still fall back 011 this elemental force of living them. This is a total act. Thinking is a partial act. Let the grandeur...
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