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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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I Never Worked a Day in My Life: An Autobiography - Student Edition

William L. Haeberle - 2007 - 712 pages
...raises its eyebrows, so what? You may find defying cultural norms surprisingly invigorating. There comes a time in every man's education when he arrives at...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. — Ralph Waldo Emerson The perceived limits of individuals are largely self-imposed,...
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Daily Warm-Ups: CRITICAL THINKING - Level 2

2007 - 212 pages
...Suppose he were writing today. Would the above be fair and accurate? Why or why not? Self-Reliance "There is a time in every man's education when he...nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature,...
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How Disruption Brought Order: The Story of a Winning Strategy in the World ...

Jean-Marie Dru - 2007 - 256 pages
...always remembered the text by Ralph Waldo Emerson used in the voice-over for Reebok's advertising: "There is a time in every man's education when he...imitation is suicide, that he must take himself for better or worse . . . Insist on yourself. Never imitate." At the time, Chiat/Day had a reputation for being...
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Neopragmatism and Theological Reason

G. W. Kimura - 2007 - 167 pages
...means a refusal to be satisfied with the answers that others have handed over to us as authoritative: There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; that the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come...
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Words of Wisdom and Quotable Quotes

...Gorky. Work <W For better or worse, each man must take himself as his portion. Though the wide world is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can...his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is his to till. - RW Emerson. «* Work is what we have to do; play is what we like to do. - Hans Selye....
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Explorations in Personality

the late Henry A. Murray - 2007 - 816 pages
...so are their creeds a disease of the intellect. 7. Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. 8. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that imitation is suicide. 9. The state is made for the individual ; the individual is not made for the...
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - 2008 - 237 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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Imitation and Education: A Philosophical Inquiry into Learning by Example

Bryan R. Warnick - 2009 - 178 pages
...attack on imitation in all of its varieties. "There is a time in every man's education," he writes, "when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance;...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till" (1841/1982, p. 176). He echoes Rousseau's sentiments that imitation is an alienation...
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Emerson and Self-Culture

John T. Lysaker - 2008 - 248 pages
...not do so explicitly and come back to our selves on plainer, more focused terms? As Emerson insists: There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...for better, for worse, as his portion; that though this wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his own...
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Maximize Your Potential Through the Power of Your Subconscious Mind for a ...

Joseph Murphy - 2008 - 153 pages
...for 15 minutes or half an hour. Unite with the One Power. -aJsIn "Self-Reliance," Emerson wrote: " There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...must take himself for better for worse as his portion ..." Of course envy is ignorance. If you're coveting somebody else's car, jewels, or promotion, you're...
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