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 40by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pagesFull view
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Ninian Smart, John Clayton, Patrick Sherry, Steven T. Katz - 1988 - 368 pages
...participate in the purposes of the Almighty. 'Trust thyself he says at the outset of 'SelfReliance', 'every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the Divine Providence has found for you. . . who would be a man must be a nonconformist. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your...