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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... "
Essays, First Series - Page 44
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 290 pages
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American Philosophy: A Historical Anthology

Barbara MacKinnon - 1985 - 688 pages
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The Art of Confident Public Speaking

Grant G. Gard - 1986 - 228 pages
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The Definition of Moral Virtue

Yves R. Simon - 1986 - 137 pages
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人文論集: 静岡大学人文学部人文学科研究報告, Issues 34-37

1986
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Brahmavadin 1895-1914: Sadhana

1986
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Light From Many Lamps

Lillian Watson - 1988 - 352 pages
...though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is...which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried. . . . Trust thyself; every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept the place the divine providence...
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Globe, Volume 6

1993
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How Does America Hear the Gospel?

William A. Dyrness - 1989 - 164 pages
..."Though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till" (176). In March 1845, Henry David Thoreau set out on what was to become a parable of American ideals....
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Emerson's Pragmatic Vision: The Dance of the Eye

David Jacobson - 2010
...scope of individual labor, by knowing that "no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till" (CW 2:28). At root, the ethics and politics of self-reliance depend on staying at home within the limits...
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American Philosophy and the Romantic Tradition

Russell B. Goodman, Professor of Philosophy Russell B Goodman, Associate Professor of English Ross Posnock - 1990 - 162 pages
...within each man or woman lies a "genius," a unique capacity. As he later stated in "Self-Reliance": "The power which resides in him is new in nature,...is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried.""1 True scholarship sets this genius free: discovering, developing, and relying on it. Emerson's...
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