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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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The Lord's Prayer: A Vision of To-day, a Series of Essays

Henry Harrison Brown - 1914 - 223 pages
...and says: "In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity; yet when the devout emotions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though...color. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hands of the harlot, and flee." I shall attempt first of all to find what Truth is in the Prayer and...
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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...into the thousand-eyed present, and live ever 5 in a new day. Trust your emotion. In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity, yet when...your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand of the 10 harlot, and flee. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen...
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Morning Thoughts to Cheer the Day

1916
...rather to act with the affection of the will than the toil of the intellect. MOLINOS In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity : yet when...clothe God with shape and color. Leave your theory and flee. EMERSON The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup : . . . Yea, I have a goodly...
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THE LIFE OF WILLIAM MCKINLEY

CHARLES S. OLCOTT - 1916
...degree by the most enlightened public sentiment, makes a poor public servant. Emerson says, " A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do." McKinley was not one of those who allow consistency to "scare them from their self-trust." If he made...
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Argument, Inference and Dialectic: Collected Papers on Informal Logic

Robert Pinto - 2001 - 148 pages
...sketched in the preceding two paragraphs. 3. WHEN lS lT REASONABLE TO TOLERATE lNCONSlSTENCY? A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. Ralph Waldo Emerson in Essays, "Self- Reliance" (First Series, 1841). Some faults are reprehensible;...
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Slavery & the Law

Paul Finkelman - 2001 - 465 pages
...Howard, Commentaries on the Constitution of Virginia, 1:61 [footnotes omitted]. 36. Ibid. "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." Ralph Waldo Emerson, quoted in John Bartlett, Familiar Quotations, i5th ed., ed. Emily Morrison Beck...
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Emerson and Self-reliance

George Kateb - 2002 - 221 pages
...concessions to popular religiousness as to say in "Self-Reliance" itself that: In your metaphysics you have denied personality to the Deity: yet when...Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee. (p. 265) We want to ask, Flee from what to what? From sophisticated vagueness to a self-indulgent will...
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プログラミングPerl, Volume 2

2002 - 600 pages
...v^T - ¿ ír.Sv^ÜJ-C- Ó o K*A¿ > bee-Íj-JlCT-lí, -tí 3n>^En75s-ib print «'FINIS' ; A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. --Ralph Waldo Emerson FINIS if li, -&1*& BLOCK .UL <t •? о $1, $2 ...... U Perlfic ю (¿, ; , BLOCK...
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Internet-enabled Business Intelligence

William A. Giovinazzo - 2003 - 337 pages
...from the ERP systems so as to not impact the operation of the business. To quote Emerson, "a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...by little statesmen, and philosophers and divines." In considering whether we can practically run our ERP system and our data warehouse on one system,...
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Organization Change: Theory and Practice

W. Warner Burke, SAGE PUBLICATIONS - 2002 - 325 pages
...change effort — despite Ralph Waldo Emerson's derogatory comment about consistency, to wit, "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds adored...by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." The key to this quote, however, is Emerson's adjective foolish, and consistency of word and deed by...
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