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" Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. "
The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America - Page 151
by Fredrika Bremer - 1858
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 656 pages
...befriends; no invention, no hope. Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connexion of events. Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius...
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Emerson, Thoreau, and the Role of the Cultural Critic

Sam McGuire Worley - 2001 - 174 pages
...is everywhere in conspiracy against its members" also said, and in the same essay, "accept the place the divine Providence has found for you, the society...of your contemporaries, the connection of events." Now, when events are taken in disconnection and considered apart from the interactions due to the selecting...
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Living in Grace: The Shift to Spiritual Perception

Beca Lewis - 2002 - 208 pages
...of Life. — Leo Tolstoy Trust thyself, every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society...perception that the Eternal was stirring at their heart. — Ralph Waldo Emerson Although we often express ourselves through our work, we do not own our work....
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A Dream Too Wild: Emerson Meditations for Every Day of the Year

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 392 pages
...know until he has tried— Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society...of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all...
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The Second Great Awakening and the Transcendentalists

Barry Hankins - 2004 - 200 pages
...befriends; no invention, no hope. Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society...of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all...
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Essays Series 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 252 pages
...befriends; no invention, no hope. Trust thyself; every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society...of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all...
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The Way of Conflict: Elemental Wisdom for Resolving Disputes and ...

Deidre Combs - 2011 - 288 pages
...emotional, and spiritual aspects. Trust thyself, every heart vihrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society...connection of events Great men have always done so. — Ralph Waldo Emerson LOOK WITHIN Just like another may hold great wisdom, so do we. To listen within,...
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Beyond the Gray Flannel Suit: Books from the 1950s that Made American Culture

David Castronovo - 2004 - 207 pages
...consciousness — of its urgency, impatience, and irrationality: "Great men . . . have always . . . confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in their...
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Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life

Stanley Cavell - 2005 - 458 pages
...Nietzsche may be thought to be in disagreement with Emerson's saying, in "Self-Reliance," "Accept the place the divine Providence has found for you; the society of your contemporaries" when Nietzsche refers to himself as a "stepchild" of his times. But what Emerson's phrase here contrasts...
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Cavell on Film

Stanley Cavell - 2005 - 399 pages
...passes. Emerson's transcendentalism speaks ahead to Rohmer's, from "Self-Reliance": "Accept the place the divine Providence has found for you; the society...of your contemporaries, the connection of events." Some in my hearing have taken Emerson here to be speaking conservatively, as if not, and urging us...
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