Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Essays: First Series - Page 44by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pagesFull view
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...said that "society is everywhere in conspiracy against its members" also said, and in the same essay, "accept the place the divine providence has found...of your contemporaries, the connection of events." Now, when events are taken in disconnection and considered apart from the interactions due to the selecting...
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...that individual nonconformity can be given direction and purpose because selfreliance is God-reliance: Great men have always done so and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the Eternal was stirring at their heart, working...
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Carol Colatrella, Joseph Alkana - 1994 - 252 pages
...'thus I willed it,'" Emerson's self-reliance is a mode of self-trust that calls upon the individual to "accept the place the divine providence has found...of your contemporaries, the connection of events." Where Nietzsche speaks in the far-future tense, addressing unknown, future friends, rare free spirits...