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" Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation ; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession. That which each can do best,... "
Essays - Page 68
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 324 pages
...satisfied also. Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation ; but...exhibited it. Where is the master who could have taught Shakespeare ? Where is the master who could have instructed Franklin, or Washington, or Bacon, or Newton...
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Fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth year grades

William Estabrook Chancellor - 1904
...from Emerson " Insist on yourself ; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation ; but...but his Maker can teach him. No man yet knows what is, nor can, till that person has exhibited it." " No hope so bright but is the beginning of its own...
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Primary Education, Volume 12

1904
...Insist on yourself; never imitate. Tour own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative cflect of a whole life's cultivation ; but of the adopted talent of another yon have only an extemporaneous half-possession. . . Oiir spontaneous action is always the Ixist. ....
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Graded City Speller: Second-[eighth] Year Grades

William Estabrook Chancellor - 1905
...from Emerson " Insist on yourself ; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation ; but...but his Maker can teach him. No man yet knows what is, nor can, till that person has exhibited it." "No hope so bright but is the beginning of its own...
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An Emerson Calendar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 117 pages
...DECEMBER TWELFTH Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but...each can do best, none but his Maker can teach him. SELF-RELIANCE DECEMBER THIRTEENTH The soul that ascendeth to worship the great God is plain and true;...
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Thoughts that Inspire, Volume 1

1905
...crooked, intricate, inconstant and various things. — BURKE. Insist upon yourself; never imitate. That which each can do best, none but his Maker can teach him. — EMERSON. Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness. — JOHN STERLING. Instruction...
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Exercises in Punctuation

Adele Millicent Smith - 1905 - 149 pages
...power the presence of which he did not suspect he is simply putting forth what was always in him 9. That which each can do best none but his Maker can teach him 10. In addition to numerous occasional pieces Cervantes wrote during middle age thirty dramas 11. In...
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How to Speak in Public

Grenville Kleiser - 1906 - 533 pages
...BROWNING. 4. Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but...exhibited it. Where is the master who could have taught Shakespeare? Where is the master who could have instructed Franklin, or Washington, or Bacon, or Newton...
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The Emerson Birthday-book ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1906
...a medicine. INSIST on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation ; but...another you have only an extemporaneous half possession. T ET the soul be assured J__i , that somewhere in the universe it should rejoin its friend, and it...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 pages
...satisfied also. Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift10 you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation ; but...Maker can teach him. No man yet knows what it is, '5 nor can, till that person has exhibited it. Where is the master who could have taught Shakspeare?...
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