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" In your metaphysies you have denied personality to the Deity : yet when the devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot,... "
Essays: First series - Page 52
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 343 pages
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Führung, Interaktion und Identität: Die neuere Identitätstheorie als Beitrag ...

Thomas Lührmann - 2006 - 376 pages
...wünschenswerte Zumutung444 - oder, noch extremer, als ein spießiges und kleinbürgerliches Ideal: „A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...consistency, a great soul has simply nothing to do (...)."445 Die Folge ist aus postmoderner Perspektive ein „protean seif"446, das verschiedene Meinungen,...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 pages
...principle is right, the details will take care of themselves. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821 ~ A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do ... Speak what you think now in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again,...
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Miss Alcott's E-mail: Yours for Reforms of All Kinds : a Bio-memoir

Kit Bakke - 2006 - 255 pages
...was either satire or be drowned in sobs. Curiously yours, LM Alcott Being Transcendental A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. Ralph Waldo Emerson Enthusiasm is the glory and hope of the world. A. Bronson Alcott January 14, 2006...
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Laws of Nature: Excerpts from the Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Walt McLaughlin - 2006 - 81 pages
...belongs to no other time or place, but is the centre of things. Where he is, there is nature. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds., adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. Before a leaf-bud has burst, its whole life acts; in the full-blown flower there is no more; in the...
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Aldous Huxley: A Quest for Values

Milton Birnbaum - 230 pages
...reader may expect quite regularly. In this respect, Huxley shares Emerson's belief that "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." Let us not add "educators" as well to this unholy Emersonian trinity. VII THE SOCIETAL SELF There are...
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The Political Thought of Justice Antonin Scalia: A Hamiltonian on the ...

James Brian Staab - 2006 - 369 pages
...Reserve University School of Law, Scalia took issue with Ralph Waldo Emerson's aphorism "a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." In "Self-Reliance," Emerson contended that complexity is the mark of great souls. "With consistency...
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The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When

Ralph Keyes - 2007 - 416 pages
...oversimplified excerpt from Emerson's more nuanced thought in his 1841 essay "Self-Reliance": "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." Verdict: Simplified Emerson. "CONTEMPT prior to investigation." This popular observation is widely...
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Harry Potter and International Relations

Daniel H. Nexon, Iver B. Neumann - 2006 - 245 pages
...Sport- War Intertext DAVID i ONKi Qnidditch . . . is a fictional sport. Al HUS DUMHIEDORI-: A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. RAI I'll WAI DO EMERSON IN mis ciiAiMi.RI IXAMINL: IHL RELATIONSHIP of the game of Quidditch to the...
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Beautiful Enemies: Friendship and Postwar American Poetry

Andrew Epstein - 2006 - 376 pages
...truth a falsehood tomorrow, is the root of that "foolish consistency" Emerson famously castigates as the "hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines" (EL, 265). "Suppose you should contradict yourself; what then?" Emerson asks, previewing Whitman's...
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Power Prevails: A Self-Transformation Manifesto

Brad Castro - 2007 - 104 pages
...perhaps, produces a varied character, not a uniform one. In Self-Reliance, Emerson writes, "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do." And near the end of Song of Myself, Whitman adds: Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict...
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