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" A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of your sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe it. Nothing can bring you peace but... "
Essays - Page 73
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
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Upward Panic: The Autobiography of Eva Palmer-Sikelianos

Eua Palmer-Sikelianou - 1993 - 251 pages
...knew that "under the sea of circumstance lies the aboriginal abyss of 0 [Ed. "Self-Reliance," p. 169: "In the Will work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shall sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations.. .Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing...
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Returning: A Spiritual Journey

Dan Wakefield - 1997 - 272 pages
...reminded of that era I have just described when I read this passage from his essay on "SelfReliance": "A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery...or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe...
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The Good Life

Charles B. Guignon - 1999 - 325 pages
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with...acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shall sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery...
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Emerson's Life in Science: The Culture of Truth

Laura Dassow Walls, John H Bennett Jr Chair of Southern Letters Laura Dassow Walls, Laura Dassow - 2003 - 280 pages
...Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls." Leave aside those unlawful winnings, "and deal with Cause and Effect, the chancellors...and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shalt sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations."42 If, as Martin Eger suggests, science is successful...
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From Stress to Serenity: Gaining Strength in the Trials of Life

Angus Jenkinson - 2003 - 276 pages
...source of strength, The strength of inner quiet. Rudolf Steiner -JJ A political victory, a rise in rents, the recovery of your sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe...
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Essays Series 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 252 pages
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with...and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shalt sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of...
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A Dream Too Wild: Emerson Meditations for Every Day of the Year

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 392 pages
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with...and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shalt sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of...
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The Second Great Awakening and the Transcendentalists

Barry Hankins - 2004 - 200 pages
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with...acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shall sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery...
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A Year with Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 231 pages
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with...and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shalt sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of...
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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 pages
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with...acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and sfaalt always drag her after thee. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of your sick...
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