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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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Courage and Calling: Embracing Your God-Given Potential

Gordon T. Smith - 2009
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Literature

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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Uneven Land: Nature and Agriculture in American Writing

Stephanie L. Sarver - 1999 - 207 pages
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American Ethics: A Source Book from Edwards to Dewey

Guy W. Stroh, Howard G. Callaway - 2000 - 501 pages
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Coming to Terms: A Writing Lesson

James P. Sullivan - 2000 - 392 pages
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The Wannamaker, Salley, Mackay, and Bellinger Families: Genealogies and Memoirs

2000 - 485 pages
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Pragmatism and Classical American Philosophy: Essential Readings and ...

John J. Stuhr - 2000 - 707 pages
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A Season on the Trail: An American Odyssey

Lynn Setzer - 2001 - 222 pages
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Pathways to Spirituality: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Sidney Greenberg - 2001 - 642 pages
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