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 45by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1893 - 108 pagesFull view
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Laurie E. Rozakis - 1999 - 468 pages
...New England; writers began to adopt Emerson's ideas. Let's look at these two works now. Self-Reliance "There is a time in every man's education when he...that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide." —from "Self-Reliance" This essay further elaborates on the familiar Emersonian thesis— Trust thyself...
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