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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance - Page 9
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 pages
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Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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. This rule, equally arduous in actual and intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the harder,...
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The New England Medical Gazette, Volume 34

1899
...honest and honorable. Remember what that greatest of American ethical thinkers, Emerson, says : ' What I must do, is all that concerns me, not what the people think. ... 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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Story of My Life, Volume 6

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - 1900
...faith that should never fail us." — CARLYLE'S Letters. " What I must do is all that concerns me, and not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous...you will always find those who think they know what your duty is better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion : it...
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English Grammar

Chestine Gowdy - 1901 - 209 pages
...be glittering and unsteady. I wish it to be sound and sweet, and not to need diet and bleeding. 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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Introductory Lessons in English Literature: For High Schools and Academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - 1901 - 376 pages
...and do not need for my own assurance or the assurance of my fellows any secondary testimony. 155 What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people...harder because you will always find those who think 160 they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy in the world to live after the...
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The Story of My Life, Volume 4

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - 1901
...faith that should never fail us." — CARLYLE'S Letters. " What I must do is all that concerns me, and not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous...between greatness and meanness. " It is the harder beeause you will always find those who think they know what your duty is better than you know it. It...
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The Critique, Volume 8

1901
...his work and done his best ; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace." "What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and intellectual life, may serve the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is easy in the...
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...the assurance of my fellows any secondary testimony. What I must do is all that concerns me, not ^hat the people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and in intellectual life, may serve 48 for the whole distinction between greatness^ and meanness. It is the harder because you I will always...
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Every Day with Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 99 pages
...shine. April Ira '"PHE manly part is to do with might and main what you can do. Wealth April AXf HAT I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. Self Reliance April ttorlbf A MAN cannot speak but he judges himself. With his will or against his...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...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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