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" Great works of art have no more affecting lesson for us than this. They teach us to abide by our spontaneous impression with good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say with... "
The American Scholar: Self-reliance. Compensation - Page 45
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pages
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English and Engineering

Frank Aydelotte - 1917 - 390 pages
...good-humored inflexibility, then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely...time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our opinion from another." 1 Accepting the opinions of another and the tastes of another is very different...
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Under Sealed Orders

Hiram Alfred Cody - 1917 - 318 pages
...essay on Self-reliance, for there the pages were most thumb-marked. His eyes rested upon the words: "There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance." He read on to the beginning of the next paragraph, "Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron...
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Essays for College English

James Cloyd Bowman - 1918 - 474 pages
...good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely...forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. 1 From Essays, First Series, 1841; the second half of the essay is here omitted. There is a time in...
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Oral English and Public Speaking

Edwin Du Bois Shurter - 1918 - 247 pages
...of by their sisters. b. There is a time in every man's experience when he arrives at the conclusion that envy is ignorance ; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself, for better or for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing...
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English Journal, Volume 8

1919
...selections beginning: "What I must do is all that concerns me, and not what the people think," and "There is a time in every man's education when he...that envy is ignorance, that imitation is suicide." But the pupils were not allowed to stop with mere mechanical memorizing, but were asked to illustrate...
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English Journal, Volume 8

1919
...selections beginning: "What I must do is all that concerns me, and not what the people think," and " There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...that envy is ignorance, that imitation is suicide." But the pupils were not allowed to stop with mere mechanical memorizing, but were asked to illustrate...
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Public Speaking Today: A High School Manual

Frank Cummins Lockwood, Clarence De Witt Thorpe - 1921 - 264 pages
...to the minds and hearts of young people more eloquently than Emerson in his essay on SelfReliance. There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn...
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Public Speaking for Business Men

William George Hoffman - 1923 - 300 pages
...good-humored inflexibility then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else tomorrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely...forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do : nor does...
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The Story of Our Literature: An Interpretation of the American Spirit

John Louis Haney - 1923 - 399 pages
...and deserve the most careful study. In the former we come across such stimulating thoughts as these: There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better or worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn...
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Representative English Essays

Warner Taylor - 1923 - 499 pages
...goodhumoured inflexibility, then most when the whole cry of voices is on the other side. Else to-morrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense, precisely...time, and we shall be forced to take with shame our opinion from another." Accepting the opinions of another and the tastes of another is very different...
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