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" A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice his thought, because it is his. In every work of genius we... "
Select American Classics: Being Selections from Irving's Sketch Book and ... - Page 49
1896
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The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

Naoko Saito - 2005 - 210 pages
...that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice...of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts. (Emerson, "Self-Reliance")1 Dewey's naturalistic philosophy of growth has been found as one bordering...
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Change Your Mind. Change Your Body. Change Your Life.

Bobbi Zemo - 2006 - 248 pages
...that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice...our own rejected thoughts: they come back to us with certain alienated majesty. Great works of art have no more affecting lesson for us than this. They...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 pages
...talent does what it ~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1803-1873 ~ Last Words of a Sensitive Second-Rate Poet In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected...come back to us with a certain alienated majesty. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882 ~ "Self-Reliance," Essays: First Series, 1841 Genius ... means little...
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Stanley Cavell's American Dream: Shakespeare, Philosophy, and Hollywood Movies

Lawrence F. Rhu - 2006 - 248 pages
...difference from the self. To repeat Emerson's famous claim with immediately relevant emphasis added: "In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected...come back to us with a certain alienated majesty." 36 Thus, self-contempt, as Nietzsche describes it, is bestowed upon the self by love in the name of...
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Sprache erfahren: Stanley Cavells Vision der Sprache

Antje Korsmeier - 2006 - 202 pages
...Repräsentativität stützt sich auf eine Bemerkung Emersons in dessen Aufsatz „Self-Reliance". Dort heißt es: „In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected...thoughts: they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty".284 Die Geteiltheit der Sprache und die Verbundenheit der Sprecher wird hier bereits vorausgesetzt;...
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American Cultures: Readings in Social and Cultural History

Al Smith - 2007 - 462 pages
...that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice...spontaneous impression with good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly...
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American Cultures: Readings in Social and Cultural History

Al Smith - 2007 - 462 pages
...that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice...spontaneous impression with good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else, to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly...
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Motivational Classics, Volume 1

Tom Walsh - 2007 - 200 pages
...that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the lustre of the firmament of bards and sages. Yet he dismisses without notice...teach us to abide by our spontaneous impression with good- humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else to-morrow...
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Quote Unquote (A Handbook of Quotations)

M.P. Singh - 2005 - 316 pages
..."Genius, by its very intensity, decrees a special path of fire for its vivid power." — Phillips Brooks "In every work of genius, we recognize our own rejected...come back to us with a certain alienated majesty." — Ralph Waldo Emerson "The reluctance to put away childish things may be a requirement of genius."...
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Beyond Pleasure: Freud, Lacan, Barthes

...stresses is Burchfield's attention to the marginal or overlooked. He quotes a passage from Emerson: "In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected...thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty."3" These rejected thoughts are bound to remind us of "repressed thoughts" that return with...
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