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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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The Medical Fortnightly, Volumes 17-18

1900
...broad field of medical vision, from which eventuates the cultured medical man. Emerson tells us that God offers to every mind its choice between truth...Take which you please— you can never have both. In medicine, the physician in whom the love of repose predominates, will never advance much beyond...
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Comfort and Exercise: An Essay Toward Normal Conduct

Mary Perry King - 1900 - 138 pages
...riddle of existence which Emerson has expressed in the saying, " God gives to every man the choice 4 between truth and repose; take which you please, you can never have both." In this dilemma, as he came dimly to recognize it, man cast about for a path of escape. Hampered by...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 4

David Josiah Brewer - 1902
...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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Every Day with Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 99 pages
...rfgb,t architect can build any house well who does not know something of anatomy. Jffebruarg nine (~JOD offers to every mind its choice between truth and...Take which you please — you can never have both. Intellect jfc brnarg l«t HP HE key to every man is his thought. Circles Jflcbrimry rlrlicti TF we...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...things for that, and choose defeat and pain, so that his treasure in thought is thereby augmented.1 God offers to every mind its choice between truth...love of repose predominates will accept the first creeds the first philosophy, the first political party he meets, — most likely his father's. He gets...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 52

1903
...worshiped are documents of character," and the world is the same now as in the past. Emerson says: "God offers to every mind its choice between truth...Take which you please ; you can never have both." He who wishes repose will take the course which attracts the loudest applause ; the most substantial...
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Psycho-therapy in the Practice of Medicine and Surgery

Sheldon Leavitt - 1903 - 247 pages
...channels. Happy is he who can keep his mental powers in a state of plasticity and his thoughts limpid. " God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please—you can never have both. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates. He in whom the love...
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Man and the Divine Order: Essays in the Philosophy of Religion and in ...

Horatio Willis Dresser - 1903 - 448 pages
...view that this seems inconsistent. We must be ready to move forward in order to retain what we have. " God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take what you please — you can never have both." "Men walk as prophecies of the next age." It is what...
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Ethical Addresses, Volume 11

1904
...corrects thy error is as consistent with freedom as it is to persist in thy error. NOVEMBER 14. Morning. God offers to every mind its choice between truth and repose. Take which you please, — you cannot have both. — Emerson. Evening. Do not covet that which it is not lawful for thee to have....
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An Emerson Calendar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 117 pages
...the great and tender heart in thee craveth, shall lock thee in his embrace. THE OVER-SOUL MAY SECOND God offers to every mind its choice between truth...both. Between these, as a pendulum, man oscillates. INTELLECT MAY THIRD Eat thou the bread which men refuse ; Flee from the goods which from thee flee...
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