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" ... each stands for the whole world. What is so great as friendship, let us carry with what grandeur of spirit we can. Let us be silent, — so we may hear the whisper of the gods. Let us not interfere. Who set you to cast about what you should say to... "
Essays, First Series - Page 170
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1879 - 290 pages
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Greeks Bearing Gifts: The Public Use of Private Relationships in the Greek ...

Lynette G. Mitchell - 2002 - 264 pages
...dona ferentes. I fear the Greeks even when they bear gifts. (Virgil, Aeneid 2.49) Philia and the polis The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Friendship Just as people relate to each other in different ways, there were also...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...3323 Essays A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud. 3324 Essays 's-Acre' I like 3325 Essays There is properly no history; only biography. 3326 Essays The faith that stands on authority...
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Friendship: A Book of Quotations

Herb Galewitz - 1999 - 54 pages
...shelters a friend. The only way to have a friend is to be one. Oh, be my friend, and teach me to be thine! The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one. I hate the prostitution of the name of friendship to signify modish and worldly alliances. We take...
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Friendship: How to Make and Keep Friends

Harold H. Dawley - 2000 - 176 pages
...the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry at Tulane University of Medicine. This One OCYE-ZU1-45DP The only reward of virtue is virtue; The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson To my three best friends — Linda, Robert, and Michael FRIENDSHIP how to make...
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The Scout Law Quotes for Life

Patrick Flaherty - 2002 - 110 pages
...hostile; amicable; supporting; helping; favorable; manifesting or disposed to goodwill; kindly interest The only reward of virtue is virtue. The only way to have a friend is to be one. A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I may think aloud. He who has a thousand...
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Follow the Arrow

Patrick Flaherty - 2003 - 100 pages
...rather loved in spite of ourselves. —Victor Hugo 1802-1885 Victor Hugo was a French writer and poet. The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one. —Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882 Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American writer and poet known for such...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 pages
...them. ~ Emerson ~ A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud . . . The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one. ~ Emerson ~ "Friendship," Essays: First Series, 1841 forget it. The wise man, the true friend, the...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 pages
...partridge and fox and squirrel and mole. 9 Almost all people descend to meet. Essays "Friendship" (1841) 10 2006 Yale University Press"% Shapiro Fred R." Fred R. Shapiro( Essays "Friendship" (1841) 11 All history becomes subjective; in other words there is properly no history;...
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Literature Circles That Engage Middle and High School Students

Victor J. Moeller, Marc V. Moeller - 2007 - 196 pages
...Truth: "A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may think aloud" and Tenderness: "The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one." (Source: Emerson's "Friendship" is in the public domain and can be downloaded at: http://www.rwe.org/...
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Emerson and Self-Culture

John T. Lysaker - 2008 - 248 pages
...characters analogous to one another. Finally, friendships like these are their own reward. As Emerson says: "The only reward of virtue is virtue: the only way to have a friend is to be a friend" (CW2, 124). 5 In conceiving of friendship's reward through the terms of ethos, Emerson actualizes...
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