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" A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise, shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance which does not deliver. In the attempt his genius deserts him; no muse befriends;... "
Twelve Essays - Page 40
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 pages
...truth, to right and a perfect contentment. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882 ~ Spiritual Laws, 1896 Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string....of your contemporaries, the connection of events. ~ Emerson ~ To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather...
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The Secret of The Secret: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Runaway Bestseller

Karen Kelly - 2007 - 212 pages
...when he has put his heart into his wort( and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace. It is a deliverance, which...deserts him; no muse befriends; no invention, no hope. Ultimately, it's safe to say that Beethoven, Shakespeare, and Emerson were optimistic men, yet they...
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Bildung versus Self-Reliance?: Selbstkultur bei Goethe und Emerson

Philipp Mehne - 2008 - 226 pages
...Anspielung auf das nach puritanischer Lesart von der Vorsehung auserwählte Amerika kaum deutlicher sein: „Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron...found for you; the society of your contemporaries, the connexion of events." (CW 2, 28). In der Anweisung an den Einzelnen, sich ausschließlich auf die eigene...
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Quote Unquote (A Handbook of Quotations)

M.P. Singh - 2005 - 316 pages
...not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal." — Napolean Hill "Accept the place the divine providence has found...of your contemporaries, the connection of events." — Ralph Waldo Emerson "Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage...
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Emerson and Self-Culture

John T. Lysaker - 2008 - 248 pages
...he makes do with what he has been allotted, thus remaining true to the spirit of "Self- Reliance": "Accept the place the divine Providence has found for you: the society of your contemporaries, the connexion of events." Putting it another way, "Experience" closes with an admittedly timid step into...
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