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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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Works, Volume 11

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...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

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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Essays: First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1894 - 322 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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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1895 - 322 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...please, — you can never have both. Between these, as a peadulum, man oscillates ever. He in whom the love of repose predominates, will accept the first creed,...
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An English Grammar: For the Use of High School, Academy, and College Classes

William Malone Baskervill, James Witt Sewell - 1895 - 349 pages
...Whoso is heroic will always find crises to try his edge. 5. Only itself can inspire whom it will. 6. God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please, — you cannot have both. 7. Do what we can, summer will have its flies. 122. The fitness of the term indefinite...
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Power and Use

John White Chadwick - 1896 - 107 pages
...the modern sage out of the deeps of spiritual calm in which he evermore abides. He speaks and says, " God offers to every mind its choice between truth...first philosophy, the first political party he meets. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation; but he shuts the door of truth. He in whom the love of truth...
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The Journal of the British Homoeopathic Society, Volume 4

British Homoeopathic Society - 1896
...Give the medicine until improvement begins, then omit until improvement ceases." Every mind is offered its choice between truth and repose. Take which you...will accept the first creed, the first philosophy he meets (most likely his father's). He gets rest, commodity, and reputation, but he shuts the door...
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Emerson: And Other Essays

John Jay Chapman - 1898 - 247 pages
...them catch and hang your own experiences, till what was once his thought has become your character. " God offers to every mind its choice between truth...repose. Take which you please; you can never have both." " Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will." " It is impossible for a man to be...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 4

David Josiah Brewer - 1900
...direction that I am out of the hoop of your horizon. Is it any better if the student, to avoid this offense and to liberalize himself, aims to make a mechanical...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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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

David Josiah Brewer - 1900
...politics, 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...its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please,—you can never have both. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates ever. He in whom the...
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