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" All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all the organs; is not a function, like the power of memory, of calculation, of comparison, but uses these as hands and feet; is not a faculty, but a light; is not the intellect... "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 272
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
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The Spiritual Magazine, Volume 7

1872
...our day, Mr. Emerson, has uttered the following memorable words : " All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises...but a light ; is not the intellect or the will, but master of the intellect and the will ; is the background of our being, in which they lie— an immensity...
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Chapters from the Bible of the Ages

Giles Badger Stebbins - 1872 - 400 pages
...Ineffable is the union of man and God in every act of the soul. — All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises...function like the power of memory, of calculation, of compassion, but uses these as hands and feet ; is not a faculty, but a light ; is not the intellect...
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CHAPTERS FROM THE BIBLE OF THE AGES

G.B. STEBBINS - 1872
...Ineffable is the union of man and God in every act of the soul. • — All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises...function like the power of memory, of calculation, of compassion, but uses these as hands and feet ; is not a faculty, but a light • is not the intellect...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 290 pages
...that will broaden and lighten into knowledge of the secret of nature. All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises...but the master of the intellect and the will ; is lhe background of our being, in which they lie, — an immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed....
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The Romance of Biography: Chapters on the Strange and Wonderful in Human Life

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1876 - 383 pages
...to stir within us the sentiment of humanity ; and all, as Emerson says, " go to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises...function like the power of memory, of calculation, or comparison, but uses these as hands or feet ; is not a faculty, but a light ; is not the intellect...
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Essays: First series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
...that will broaden and lighten into knowledge of the secret of nature. All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises...organs; is not a function like the power of memory, of caleulation, of comparison, but uses these as hands and feet ; is not a faculty, but a light ; is not...
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The Romance of Biography: Chapters on the Strange and Wonderful in Human Life

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1876 - 383 pages
...not a function like the power of memory, of calculation, or comparison, but uses these as hands or feet ; is not a faculty, but a light ; is not the intellect or the will, but is the master of the intellect, and the will is the vast background of our being, in which they lie...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 290 pages
...that will broaden and lighten into knowledge of the secret of nature. All goes to show that the soul in man is not an organ, but animates and exercises...in which they lie, — an immensity not possessed arid that cannot be possessed. From within or from behind, a light shines through us upon tilings,...
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The baptist Magazine

1880
...which charm the most cultivated minds in Europe." " All goes to show [says Emerson] that the soul of man is not an organ, but animates and exercises all...intellect or the will, but the master of the intellect or the •will — is the background of our being in which they lie — an immensity that is not possessed,...
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...that will broaden and lighten into knowledge of the secret of nature. All goes to show that the soul inwhich they lie, — an immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed. From within or from...
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