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" THERE IS A TIME in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of... "
Psychology Applied to Medicine: Introductory Studies - Page 23
by David Washburn Wells - 1907 - 141 pages
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Quarterly Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture, Volumes 33-34

Florida. Dept. of Agriculture - 1923
...to me to till. "There comes a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on the plot of ground which he is given to till." The Concord philosopher expresses my convictions in...
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Neighborhood Schools Act, 1974: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Education ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Labor and Public Welfare Committee - 1975 - 146 pages
...lgnorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel...of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toll bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him...
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William James: Writings 1902-1910 (LOA #38): The Varieties of Religious ...

William James - 1988 - 1379 pages
...that imitation is suicide; when he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; and know that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which it was given him to till." The matchless eloquence with which Emerson proclaimed the sovereignty of...
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The Fourth Dimension: The Next Level of Personal and Organizational Achievement

Craig Hickman, Craig Bott, Marlon Berrett, Brad Angus - 1996 - 222 pages
...suicide; the he [she] must take himself [herself] for better, for worse, as his [her] portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him [her] but through his [her] toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him [her] to till....
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From Emerson to King: Democracy, Race, and the Politics of Protest

Anita Haya Patterson - 1997 - 272 pages
...conviction that envy is ignorance: that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion: that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till" (Essays, 259). The model of self-possessed individuality that results from Emerson's description...
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Pragmatism and Other Writings

William James - 2000 - 400 pages
...that imitation is suicide; when he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; and know that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which it was given him to till."11 The matchless eloquence with which Emerson proclaimed the sovereignty...
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Contemporary Pragmatism

John R. Shook, Paulo Ghiraldelli - 2005 - 200 pages
...ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel...corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on the plot of ground which is given him to till." ("Self-Reliance" in Emerson 1985, 176) But this time...
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Follow Your Bliss

Hal Zina Bennett, Susan J. Sparrow - 2004 - 244 pages
...for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel or nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which...
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Pragmatism: Critical Concepts in Philosophy, Volume 2

Russell B. Goodman - 2005 - 382 pages
...that imitation is suicide; when he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; and know that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which it was given him to till." The matchless eloquence with which Emerson proclaimed the sovereignty of...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 pages
...ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel...toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature and none but he knows what he can do,...
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