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" Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. "
The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 247
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
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Compensation and Self-Reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2005 - 68 pages
...realities and creators, but names and customs. Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by...goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of our own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world. I remember an...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 pages
...other people. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer, 1788-1860 ~ Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by...yourself and you shall have the suffrage of the world. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882 ~ "Self-Reliance," Essays: First Series, 1841 A man must consider...
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Cosmic Trends: Astrology Connects the Dots

Philip Brown - 2006 - 218 pages
...essays was "Self-Reliance," in which Emerson wrote: Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by...at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. I hope in these days we have heard the last of conformity and consistency.12 Emerson's ideals influenced...
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One Hundred Semesters: My Adventures as Student, Professor, and University ...

William M. Chace - 2009 - 368 pages
...essay "Self-Reliance," it had heard these lines: Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. . . . Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your...yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world. . . . No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names very readily transferable...
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Creating the Culture of Reform in Antebellum America

T. Gregory Garvey - 2006 - 280 pages
..."Self-Reliance," he introduces the issue of committed dialogue by describing a conversation with a friend: "I remember an answer which when quite young I was prompted to make to a valued advisor who was wont to importune me with the dear old doctrines of the church. On my saying, 'What...
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Strong Liberalism: Habits of Mind for Democratic Citizenship

Jason A. Scorza - 2008 - 270 pages
...resistance on behalf of others. "Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist," Emerson writes. "He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by...to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world."20 The inception of nonconformity is based more on inspiration, spontaneity, and even whim than...
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Chic Ironic Bitterness

R. Jay Magill - 2009 - 296 pages
...would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered in the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness....yourself and you shall have the suffrage of the world. . . . What have I to do with the sacredness of traditions if I live wholly from within?13 This generalized...
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Changing Rapture: Emily Dickinson's Poetic Development

Aliki Barnstone - 2006 - 187 pages
...realities and creators, but names and customs. Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind a valued advisor . . . was wont to importune...
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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - 2008 - 237 pages
...realities and creators, but names and customs. Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by...it be goodness. Nothing is at last sacred but the 55 integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world....
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Remembering 1969: Searching for the Eternal in Changing Times

Robert Atkinson - 2008 - 167 pages
...works, spoke to my inner essence. Accept the place the Divine Providence has found for you. ... He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by...name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness. . . . Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this. ... A man is to carry himself...
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