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" ... influx. Exactly parallel is the whole rule of intellectual duty to the rule of moral duty. A self-denial, no less austere than the saint's, is demanded of the scholar. He must worship truth, and forego all things for that, and choose defeat and pain,... "
Complete Works - Page 318
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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Some Aspects of Religion

John White Chadwick - 1879 - 350 pages
...say, to have a church, or book, or pope that does all your thinking for you. But what says Emerson ? " God offers to every mind its choice between truth...the first philosophy, the first political party he meets—most likely his father's. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation ; but he shuts the door of...
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Christian Thought, Volume 11

1894
...your mind. You will not let it think freely. You suppress its spontaneous action. As Emerson says: " God offers to every mind its choice between truth...repose. Take which you please, you can never have both." That choice is now yours. You say : " I will have the comfort of keeping my opinion undisturbed, though...
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A charge delivered to the clergy of the diocese of Rochester, at his second ...

Anthony Wilson Thorold (bp. of Winchester.) - 1885 - 106 pages
...knowledge." Never consent to sit down in a base content, as if you had plumbed the well of Divine wisdom. " God offers to every mind its choice between truth...Take which you please — you can never have both. Every man's progress is through a succession of teachers, each of whom seems at the time to have a...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 396 pages
...Art, in the hope that in the course of a few years, we shall have condensed into our encyclopedia, the net value of all the theories at which the world...both. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates ever. He in whom the love of repose predominates, will accept the first creed, the first philosophy,...
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Transactions of the New York State Medical Association for the ..., Volume 4

New York State Medical Association - 1888
...of " Prncul este profani ; " — both workers through life, for both had known, with Emerson, that " God offers to every mind its choice between Truth...Take which you please ; you can never have both." Clark has gone to join the great majority, leaving the greatest of legacies, the memory of his tender...
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The Day's Message

Susan Coolidge - 1890 - 366 pages
...thine ; Behold the paths the saints have trod, The paths which led them home to God. MADAME GUYON. CjOD offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please, — you cannot have both. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates. RALPH WALDO EMERSON. HIGH on the desert...
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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1891 - 396 pages
...apprehension, and in its works. For this reason, an index or mercury of intellectual pror ficiency is the perception of identity. We talk with accomplished...both. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates ever. He in whom the love of repose predominates, will accept the first creed, the first philosophy,...
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One Hundred Theses on the Foundations of Human Knowledge

Merwin Marie Snell - 1891 - 40 pages
...Veritaa proprie invenitur in intellectu humano. S. THOMAS AQUINAS, De Veritate, Quffist. I., Art. IV. God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please. RA.LPH WALDO EMERSON, Essay on Intellect. THHasbittflton, ®. C. l)g tbe 'flutbor MDCCCXCI. BY IRibil...
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... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes ...: Ralph Waldo Emerson, John ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...on this planet. Then all things are at risk." "God enters by a private door into every individual." "God offers to every mind its choice between truth...Take which you please, — you can never have both." "Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not."...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Lothrop Motley: Two Memoirs

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892 - 542 pages
...this planet. Then all things are at risk." "God enters by a private door into every individual." " God offers to every mind its choice between truth...Take which you please, — you can never have both." "Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not."...
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