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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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Emerson and Self-Culture

John T. Lysaker - 2008 - 248 pages
...imitation is suicide; that he must take himself 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 toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to toil. (CW2, 27-28) I regard the kind...
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