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" It is easy' in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after our own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1898 - 120 pages
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The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

Naoko Saito - 2005 - 210 pages
...responsibility of one's own counter-claim. This may well remind us of the following passage in Emerson: It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion;...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.15 With Emerson, Dewey presents a middle path by overcoming the dichotomous choice of either...
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Every Move You Make

M. William Phelps - 2005 - 496 pages
.... . . You will always find those who 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;...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. — Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance (1841) Friday, October 3, 1997, had been a hectic...
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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 pages
...because you will always find those who 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;...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. The objection to conforming to usages that have become dead to you is that it scatters your...
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Compassion: The Truth at the Heart of Our Universe

C. A. Bartzokas - 2005 - 356 pages
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"O Vater, lass uns ziehn!": literarische Vater-Töchter um 1900 ; Gabriele ...

Cornelia Pechota Vuilleumier - 2005 - 412 pages
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Inspirational Writings of Elbert Hubbard

Fra Elbert Hubbard - 2005 - 680 pages
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Second Chapter

Bill Schneider - 2005 - 274 pages
...is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions. It is easy in solitude to live after your own. But the great man is he who in the midst of the...crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." "Ben, I think you're an old soul." He kissed her gently on the forehead. "I feel as if I've...
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Democratic Humanism and American Literature

Harold Kaplan - 1972 - 298 pages
...beyond his substantial choices and their results. These are the voices which we hear in solitude . . . the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.36 34. "Self-Reliance," Writings, p. 148. Surely this is a philosophy to support the franchise....
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Sophia's Fire

Sango Mbella - 2005 - 292 pages
...live by the opinion of the world. It is very easy in solitude to be self-centered. But the finished man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. -Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do...
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The Discourse of Character Education: Culture Wars in the Classroom

Peter Smagorinsky, Joel Taxel - 2005 - 395 pages
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