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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;... "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 47
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
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Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life

Stanley Cavell - 2005 - 458 pages
...imagine that Nietzsche may be thought to be in disagreement with Emerson's saying, in "Self-Reliance," "Accept the place the divine Providence has found for you; the society of your contemporaries" when Nietzsche refers to himself as a "stepchild" of his times. But what Emerson's phrase here contrasts...
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Cavell on Film

Stanley Cavell - 2005 - 399 pages
...event of each that passes. Emerson's transcendentalism speaks ahead to Rohmer's, from "Self-Reliance": "Accept the place the divine Providence has found...of your contemporaries, the connection of events." Some in my hearing have taken Emerson here to be speaking conservatively, as if not, and urging us...
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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 pages
...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 Ms genius deserts him; no muse befriends; no invention, no hope. Trust thyself: every heart vibrates...
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What it Takes to Pull Me Through: Why Teenagers Get in Trouble-- and how ...

David L. Marcus - 2005 - 338 pages
..."Self-Reliance" by Emerson: "Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string," it said. "Accept the place divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events." What did that mean, you were supposed to give up the idea of going home and be thrilled about living...
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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
...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...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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