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" These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones ; they are for what they are; they exist with God to-day. "
Emerson's Complete Works: Essays. 1st series - Page 67
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
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Emerson As Spiritual Guide: A Companion to Emerson's Essays for Personal ...

...than saying what we think, we quote "some saint or sage." But all things exist in the eternal now: "These roses under my window make no reference to...rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence." We do not live in the present ourselves, but, "with reverted eye," lament the past or, heedless of...
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Trying It Out in America: Literary and Other Performances

Richard Poirier, Wilson Follett - 2003 - 332 pages
...one's self) from the past that Stein apparently didn't know she was echoing Emerson's "SelfReliance": "These roses under my window make no reference to...roses or to better ones; they are for what they are. There is simply the rose." The American, by which I specifically mean the Emersonian, genius, of which...
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Nirvana : The Last Nightmare

R. Osho - 2004 - 296 pages
..."Man is timid and apologetic. He is no longer upright. He dares not say 'I am'. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing rose. These roses...ones. They are for what they are. They exist with godliness today." Let this be the very foundation of your life, 'They exist with godliness today."...
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Proust und die ästhetische Perspektive: eine Studie über "A la recherche du ...

Meindert Evers - 2004 - 212 pages
...Der Appell, der von Emersons Werk ausgeht, lautet: Vertrau Dir selbst, blick nicht zurück, arbeite! „These roses under my window make no reference to...are; they exist with God to-day. There is no time to them."35 Der Mensch macht den Fehler, dass er voller Nostalgie zurückblickt. „But man postpones...
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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 pages
...longer upright; he dares not say "I think," "I am," but quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing rose. These roses...perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf -bud has burst, its whole life acts; in the full-blown flower there is no more; in the leafless...
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Tintin in the New World: A Romance

Frederic Tuten - 2005 - 239 pages
...Clavdia's words away with it to the gorge below. "I grow to know less and less of yesterdays, Clavdia. 'These roses under my window make no reference to...perfect in every moment of its existence. Before a leaf bud has burst, its whole life acts; in the full-blown flower there is no more; in the leafless...
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Stan Brakhage: Filmmaker

David James - 2011 - 248 pages
...particular was the means to get back to the authentic self. Thus, in "SelfReliance," Emerson wrote that "These roses under my window make no reference to...rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence." In ARK" 50, "Adamspire," Johnson writes never were there such roses in under the banner of summer....
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The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

Naoko Saito - 2005 - 210 pages
...("Circles," 174). His metaphor of the rose conveys to us the depth and intensity of such a moment: Those roses under my window make no reference to former...rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence. . . . but man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted eye laments...
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Democratic Humanism and American Literature

Harold Kaplan - 1972 - 298 pages
...is a stream of change but everything in that flux bears immediately the sign of its justification. These roses under my window make no reference to former...today. There is no time to them. There is simply the rose.68 And from that he could go naturally to his noblest conclusion, a concrete or personalist humanism...
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Simply Pray

...unavoidably colored by past associations and other expectations of it. Ralph Waldo Emerson writes, "These roses under my window make no reference to...are for what they are; they exist with God today." Far too often, however, every rose we see exists for us only in relation to "former" or "better" ones....
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