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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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The Emerson Birthday-book ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1906
...LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS B 1938 L Copyright, 1906, by Dodge Publishing Co. EMERSON BIRTHDAY BOOK I must do is all that concerns me ; not what the people think. gOCIETY never advances. It recedes as fast on one side as it gains on the other. Its progress is only...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...and do not need 10 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...intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction 15 between greatness and meanness. It is the harder because you will always find those who think they...
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The Speaking Voice: Principles of Training Simplified and Condensed

Katherine Jewell Everts - 1908 - 217 pages
...and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried. . . . 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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Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1908 - 303 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...distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the hardes, ; because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you...
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Character and Conduct: A Book of Helpful Thoughts by Great Writers of Past ...

1908 - 374 pages
...custom and self, the two great elements of the world that lieth in wickedness." CHARLES KINGSLEY. " WHAT I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. This rule ... is harder, because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 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 Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...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 and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...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 in intellectual-life, may serve for the whole 4istinctio£Lbetwee«-grea{ness and meanness. It is the...
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How to Obtain Our Own

Helen Belle True - 1909 - 115 pages
...where we shall find fulness of joy and peace and power and plenty. — Helen B. True SECTION V 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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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...and do not need for my own assurance or the assurance of my fellows any secondary testimony. 9. What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people...life, may serve for the whole distinction between 30 greatness and meanness. It is the harder, because you will always find those who think they know...
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