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" What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and in intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between- greatness and meanness. It is the harder because you will always find those... "
So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance - Page 9
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
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Morning clouds [by A.J. Penny].

Anne Judith Penny - 1858
...the most obscure hiding-places of truth. " This rule," he continues, " equally arduous in actual and intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness." Now I do not think that a woman ought to be indifferent to the opinion others have of her ; it is so...
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A Painter's Camp in the Highlands, and Thoughts about Art, Volume 1

Philip Gilbert Hamerton - 1862
...preserve it in the highest attainable state of efficiency. CHAPTER VI. WHAT THE PEOPLE THINK. " Y\7"HAT I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. This rule," says Emerson, " equally arduous in actual and in intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...Sn<:.Ut. GHEATNESS and MEANNESS- Di.tinotion between. What I must do is all that concerns me, stui not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and in intellectual Ufe, may serve for the whole distinction between great ness and meanness. It is the harder, bccau-«...
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Philosophy as absolute science, founded in the universal laws of being, by E ...

Ephraim Langdon Frothingham - 1864
...I hope it is something better than whim at last ; but we cannot spend the day in explanation. What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people...arduous in actual and in intellectual life, may serve as the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the harder because you will always find...
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Bible illustrations: consisting of apophthegms [ &c.], grouped ..., Volume 1

James Lee (M.A.) - 1867
...must do is all that concerns me, and not what people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction...think they know what is your duty better than you know it yourself. It is easy to live in the world after the world's opinion : it is easy in solitude to...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...am, and do not need for my own assurance or the assurance of my fellows any secondary testimony. What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people...think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after...
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The new handbook of illustration; or, Treasury of themes, meditations [&c ...

E S. P - 1874
...Bishop Hall. Your Duty. — "What I must do," says Emerson, "is all that concerns me, and not what people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual...think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to look after...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875
...am, and do not need for my own assurance or the assurance of my fellows any secondary testimony. What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people...think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...am, and do not need for my own assurance or the assurance of my fellows any secondary testimony. What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people...think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...am, and do not need for my own assurance or the assurance of my fellows any secondary testimony. What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people...think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy' in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after...
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