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" Man is his own star; and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man, Commands all light, all influence, all fate; Nothing to him falls early or too late. Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still. "
Essays - Page 37
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - 715 pages
...scope ; only doth backward pull Our slow designs, when we ourselves are dull. Sh. All'i W. i. 1. Man is his own star, and the soul that can Render an honest...or ill, Our fatal shadows, that walk by us still. Beaumont l( Fletrher, He who depends upon his wind and limbs, Needs neither cork or bladder when he...
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England's Antiphon

George MacDonald - 1868 - 332 pages
...Hath hid this from you. Your conjectures all Are drunken things, not how, but when they fall : Man is his own star, and the soul that can Render an honest,...good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still ; And when the stars are labouring, we believe It is not that they govern, but they grieve For stubborn...
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The fall of man, and other sermons

Frederic William Farrar - 1868
...youth, and of innocence, and of opportunity; — the angels of prayer, and of time, and of death ; " Our acts our angels are — or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still." These too are God's messengers ; these are even more to us for practical consideration than Saint Michael...
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Ethel's romance, Volume 3; Volume 142

Matilda Homersham - 1868
...knees, and bowing his head on the book, prayed that he might have strength to overcome. CHAPTEK III. " Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows, and walk by us still." BEATTMONT AND FLETCHER. TT will now be seen that the stranger J- who watched...
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Notes and Queries

1869
...Nutural History, §'C., ed. 1762, p. 127.] Whence comes the following ? — " Our acts our anpcl» are, or good or ill. Our fatal shadows that walk by us still." CORNUB. [I!\- John Fletcher, Jloaeit Man» Fortune.'] ST. ELMO. — Can you give me any information...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 pages
...rest Of his dull life. Letter to Bm Jonson. -0— JOHN FLETCHER. 1576-1625. R acts our angels arc, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still. Upon an ' Honest Man's Fortune' * Get place and wealth, if possible, with price ; If not, by any means...
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Freemason's Monthly, Volume 1

1870
...is true, but still in a way to illustrate the power and influence of a just and upright man. " Man is his own star, and the soul that can Render an honest...all fate; Nothing to him falls early, or too late." And I have heard such men say that Masonry made them what they are, and I am certain it would make...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...is to be read, than the dissector or the antiquary. SELF-RELIANCE. ' Ne te qusesiveris extra." ' Man is his own star ; and the soul that can Render an...all light, all influence, all fate; Nothing to him fulls early or too late. Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us...
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The Southern Review, Volume 8

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - 1870
...: — .Man is his own s'ar, and the soul that c.in Render an honest and n perfect man, Commandt oil light, all influence, all fate, Nothing to him falls early, or too la'e, Onr acts our angels are. or pood or ill, The fatal shadows ihat walk by us still.' !Not long...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1872 - 778 pages
...Line 804. 4 C£ Montague, p. 303. JOHN FLETCHER. 1576-1625. Man is his own star, and the soul tttat can Render an honest and a perfect man Commands all...good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still. Upon an " Honest Matfs Fortune. All things that are Made for our general uses are at war, — Even...
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