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" A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of your sick or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe it. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.... "
Essays - Page 81
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
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From Stress to Serenity: Gaining Strength in the Trials of Life

Angus Jenkinson - 2003 - 276 pages
...your sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do...can bring you peace, but the triumph of principles. Ralph Waldo Emerson Strong, calm people are always loved and revered. They are like shade giving trees....
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Life's Greatest Lessons: 20 Things That Matter

Hal Urban - 2003 - 192 pages
...we'll never experience what Emerson calls the integrity of our own minds. He concludes his essay with "Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing...can bring you peace but the triumph of principles." 3. Think constructively The thinker knows he is today where his thoughts have taken him and that he...
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Confronting the War Machine: Draft Resistance During the Vietnam War

Michael S. Foley - 2003 - 449 pages
...Non-Violent Coordinating Committee sss Selective Service System SVN South Vietnam RONTING THE WAR MACHINE Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. —Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance, 1841 A significant number of young Americans have decided they...
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You Decide!: Controversial Global Issues

Edward R. Drachman, Alan Shank - 2003 - 295 pages
...industries, and budding entrepreneurs, more actors will benefit from the development process. CONCLUSION Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. — Ralph Waldo Emerson Globalization's impact on the developing world, and the issue of growing divides...
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Happiness Paradox

Ziyad Marar - 2003 - 207 pages
...imitation, compromise and envy, seeing them as the source of unnatural living, cowardice and bad faith. 'Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing...can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.' This search for discovery and authenticity has had an impressive effect on American culture, both in...
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Understanding Emerson: "The American Scholar" and His Struggle for Self-reliance

Kenneth S. Sacks, Professor Kenneth S Sacks - 2003 - 199 pages
...individual. Reflecting back perhaps on that very event, he chose these words to conclude "SelfReliance": "Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing...can bring you peace but the triumph of principles." That is why many consider him "America's Philosopher of Democracy."15 Near the end of his life, Emerson...
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Wilderness Wisdom: Quotes for Inspirational Exploration

John Gookin - 2002 - 140 pages
...psychological adjustment, which may become injurious for the individual and for the community. Albert Einstein Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. Ralph Waldo Emerson Self-Reliance I was raised to sense what someone wanted me to be and be that kind...
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Emerson As Spiritual Guide: A Companion to Emerson's Essays for Personal ...

...Things may go our way, and we think good days are finally here. But do not believe it. "Nothing can give you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles." We arrive in this world with birthright gifts — then we spend the first half of our lives abandoning...
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Aspire to Something Higher: A Pocket Book of Inspired Thoughts

Shawn Bremner - 2003 - 127 pages
...towards the supreme and unalterable Good. -James Allen 281) When some external event raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you, do not believe it. It can never be so. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. -Emerson 282) I am more and more convinced...
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The Second Great Awakening and the Transcendentalists

Barry Hankins - 2004 - 200 pages
...your sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do...can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. Source: Essays, First Series (Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1847). Document 9 Ralph Waldo Emerson,...
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