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" A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. "
The New Practical Shorthand Manual: A Complete and Comprehensive Exposition ... - Page 146
by Benn Pitman - 1892 - 170 pages
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The Good Life

Charles B. Guignon - 1999 - 325 pages
...that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought,...
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Finding the Champion Within: A Step-by-Step Plan for Reaching Your Full ...

Bruce Jenner, Mark Seal - 1999 - 272 pages
...your time to make your move? Look for a flash of light, a moment of clarity, a glow of feeling. "A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within," wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson in his landmark essay "Self-Reliance." Reject that gleam, either out of insecurity...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Literature

Laurie E. Rozakis - 1999 - 468 pages
...believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, — that is genius... A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages.... "There is a time in every man's education...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 656 pages
...that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought,...
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ConZentrate: Get Focused and Pay Attention--When Life Is Filled with ...

Sam Horn - 2001 - 368 pages
...long as you want. I = Immerse yourself in the flow. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "A man should learn to watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within." Lose yourself in timeless ConZonetration by picturing exactly how you want to play and by developing...
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Elysium

John W. Wohlfarth - 2001 - 400 pages
...long before appearance of the Christ. God grants no patent to those who peddle redemption. One must learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across one's mind from within. For so nigh is grandeur to each of us and so near is God to all. The truth...
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Moral Capitalism: Reconciling Private Interest with the Public Good

Stephen Young - 2003 - 226 pages
...observations. 16 "Trust thyself," Emerson wrote, "every heart vibrates to that iron string." 17 "A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within..." "Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind." "Society everywhere is in conspiracy...
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Emerson's Transcendental Etudes

Stanley Cavell, David Justin Hodge - 2003 - 277 pages
...watchfully to what it is we are conscious of and altering our posture toward it. For example: "A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his own thought,...
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The Second Great Awakening and the Transcendentalists

Barry Hankins - 2004 - 200 pages
...they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men [thought] but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought,...
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Essays Series 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 252 pages
...that they set at naught books and traditions, and spoke not what men, but what they thought. A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought,...
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