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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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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 pages
...privilege of wisdom to listen. Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) American writer, physician Tomorrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely what we have thought and felt all the time. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) American essayist, poet, philosopher Clever people master life; the...
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The Complete Sermons of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 3

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Ronald A. Bosco - 1989 - 432 pages
...teach you. 7. Luke 9:53. 8. Mark 8:36-37. 9. George Herbert, "The Elixir," lines 1-4, 13-16. 10. Cf. "There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction . . . that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion" ("Self-Reliance," CW 2:27-28). See also...
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Microsociology: Discourse, Emotion, and Social Structure

Thomas J. Scheff - 1990 - 214 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...take with shame our own opinion from another. There are several important ideas in this passage, but they are not developed by Emerson, only mentioned...
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Politics by Other Means: Higher Education and Group Thinking

David Bromwich - 1994 - 257 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. The eye was placed where one ray should fall, that it might testify of that particular ray. Few and...
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Revisionary Interventions Into the Americanist Canon

Donald E. Pease - 1994 - 342 pages
...flashes across" our minds, because otherwise those thoughts will be taken away from us, since "tomorrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely...to take with shame our own opinion from another." ln fact, according to Emerson, "ln every work of genius, we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they...
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The Fourth Dimension: The Next Level of Personal and Organizational Achievement

Craig Hickman, Craig Bott, Marlon Berrett, Brad Angus - 1996 - 222 pages
...us in his essay "Self-Reliance," "There is a time in every man's [woman's] education when he [she] arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; the he [she] must take himself [herself] for better, for worse, as his [her] portion; that though the...
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Dictionary of Quotations in Communications

Lilless McPherson Shilling, Linda K. Fuller - 1997 - 315 pages
...recite other people's opinions. Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Social Aims," Letters and Social Aims Tomorrow a stranger will say with masterly good sense precisely...forced to take with shame our own opinion from another. Ralph Waldo Emerson Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts. Lord Halifax, Miscellaneous...
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The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip ...

Thomas Frank - 1998 - 287 pages
...any other document of the decade." chapter four THREE REBELS: ADVERTISING NARRATIVES OF THE SIXTIES 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. Insist on yourself. Never imitate. . . . Society everywhere is in a conspiracy...
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The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip ...

Thomas Frank - 1998 - 287 pages
...any other document of the decade." chapter four THREE REBELS: ADVERTISING NARRATIVES OF THE SIXTIES There is a time in every man's education when he arrives...conviction that envy is ignorance, that imitation is suiciae, that he must take himself for better or worse as his portion. Insist on yourself. Never imitate....
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From Emerson to King: Democracy, Race, and the Politics of Protest

Anita Haya Patterson - 1997 - 272 pages
...origin of self-possessed subjectivity, the moment when every man must take himself as his portion: "There is a time in every man's education when he...arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance: that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion: that though the wide universe is full of...
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