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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... "
Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing - Page 634
edited by - 2006 - 817 pages
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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot 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...
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Modern Architectural Theory: A Historical Survey, 1673–1968

Harry Francis Mallgrave - 2009
...Genius oí architecture seems to have shed its maledictions over this land. Thomas Jefferson (1781) There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1841) 1. The Tradition of American Classicism Architectural theory in the United...
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Pragmatism: Critical Concepts in Philosophy, Volume 2

Russell B. Goodman - 2005 - 382 pages
...conviction that imitation is suicide; when he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; and know that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which it was given him to till." The matchless eloquence with which Emerson proclaimed the sovereignty of...
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A River Worth Riding

Lynn Marie Sager - 2005 - 268 pages
...What an extraordinary definition of greatness—to be misunderstood. In the same essay, Emerson wrote: "There is a time in every man's education when he...that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide." Imagine realizing that whenever you feel envy, you are only demonstrating an ignorance of your own...
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美国文学学习指南

2006 - 351 pages
...five reasons that the author gives for going to live in the woods. There is a time in every man' s education when he arrives at the conviction that envy...take himself for better, for worse, as his portion. . . Trust thyself; every heart vibrates to that iron string. Who so would be a man must be a nonconformist....
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Masterpieces of American Romantic Literature

Melissa McFarland Pennell - 2006 - 202 pages
...views and habits is to deny and, in effect, kill the self (Essays and Lectures 259). He then states "that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing com can come to [the individual] but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given...
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The Secret of The Secret: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Runaway Bestseller

Karen Kelly - 2007 - 212 pages
..."Self-Reliance" best describes Emerson's view of the individual and his ability to act. (Italics are mine.) There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot 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...
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American Cultures: Readings in Social and Cultural History

Al Smith - 2007 - 462 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot 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...
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Motivational Classics, Volume 1

Tom Walsh - 2007 - 200 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot 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...
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American Cultures: Readings in Social and Cultural History

Al Smith - 2007 - 462 pages
...thought and felt all the time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...toil bestowed on that plot 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...
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