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" There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of... "
An Emerson Calendar - Page 29
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 117 pages
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The Complete Sermons of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 3

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Ronald A. Bosco - 1989 - 432 pages
...teach you. 7. Luke 9:53. 8. Mark 8:36-37. 9. George Herbert, "The Elixir," lines 1-4, 13-16. 10. Cf. "There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction . . . that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion" ("Self-Reliance," CW 2:27-28). See also...
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The Fourth Dimension: The Next Level of Personal and Organizational Achievement

Craig Hickman, Craig Bott, Marlon Berrett, Brad Angus - 1996 - 222 pages
...us in his essay "Self-Reliance," "There is a time in every man's [woman's] education when he [she] arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; the he [she] must take himself [herself] for better, for worse, as his [her] portion; that though the...
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The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip ...

Thomas Frank - 1998 - 287 pages
...any other document of the decade." chapter four THREE REBELS: ADVERTISING NARRATIVES OF THE SIXTIES There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...imitation is suicide, that he must take himself for better or worse as his portion. Insist on yourself. Never imitate. . . . Society everywhere is in a conspiracy...
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The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip ...

Thomas Frank - 1998 - 287 pages
...any other document of the decade." chapter four THREE REBELS: ADVERTISING NARRATIVES OF THE SIXTIES There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...conviction that envy is ignorance, that imitation is suiciae, that he must take himself for better or worse as his portion. Insist on yourself. Never imitate....
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From Emerson to King: Democracy, Race, and the Politics of Protest

Anita Haya Patterson - 1997 - 272 pages
...origin of self-possessed subjectivity, the moment when every man must take himself as his portion: "There is a time in every man's education when he...arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance: that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion: that though the wide universe is full of...
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Intimate Practices: Literacy and Cultural Work in U.S. Women's Clubs, 1880-1920

Anne Ruggles Gere - 1997 - 367 pages
...of a white middle-class group that had been reading Emerson. "Objection was raised to the statement 'There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance and imitation is suicide.' Other truths came up for discussion and were thrown in new lights."61 On...
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Emerson and the Climates of History

Eduardo Cadava - 1997 - 256 pages
...self-reliance. "There is a time in every man's education," he writes in his essay "Self-Reliance," "when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide" (W, 2: 46). As Porter suggests, we should not be surprised that he shows "little patience with the...
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美国文学学习指南

李翠亭, 李正栓 - 1998 - 251 pages
...yourself at least five reasons that the author gives ? 52* for going to live in the woods Passage 9 There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide t that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion... Trust thy self; every heart vibrates...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Literature

Laurie E. Rozakis - 1999 - 468 pages
...New England; writers began to adopt Emerson's ideas. Let's look at these two works now. Self-Reliance "There is a time in every man's education when he...that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide." —from "Self-Reliance" This essay further elaborates on the familiar Emersonian thesis— Trust thyself...
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Pragmatism and Other Writings

William James - 2000 - 400 pages
...conviction that imitation is suicide; when he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; and know that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which it was given him to till."11 The matchless eloquence with which Emerson proclaimed the sovereignty...
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