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" The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they, — let us hold by this. They pin me down. They look backward and not forward. But genius looks forward : the eyes... "
History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar - Page 157
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
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The Grammar of Philosophy: A Study of Scientific Method

David Graham - 1908 - 383 pages
...stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they, — let us hold by this. They pin one down. They look backward and not forward. But genius...; not in his hindhead. Man hopes ; genius creates. . . . There are creative manners, there are creative actions and creative words ; manners, actions,...
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The Grammar of Philosophy: A Study of Scientific Method

David Graham - 1908 - 383 pages
...stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,—let us hold by this. They pin one down. They look backward and not forward. But genius...forward : the eyes of man are set in his forehead; not ia his hindhead. Man hopes; genius creates. . . . There are creative manners, there are creative actions...
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The Grammar of Philosophy: A Study of Scientific Method

David Graham - 1908 - 383 pages
...it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,— let us hold by this. They pin one down. They look backward and not forward. But genius looks forward : the eyes of man are set in...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,...his ; cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative manners, there are creative actions, and creative words; manners, actions,...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...it is progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,...his ; cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative manners, there are creative actions, and creative words ; manners, actions,...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 pages
...the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,—let us hold by this. They pin me down. They look backward...not his; cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative manners, there are creative actions, and creative words; manners, actions,...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 pages
...is progressive. The book, the 10 college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,...down. They look backward and not forward. But genius always looks forward. The eyes of man are set in his forehead, not in his 15 hindhead. Man hopes. Genius...
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Great Speeches and how to Make Them

Grenville Kleiser - 1911 - 391 pages
...college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. That is good, say they — let us hold by this. They pin...not his; cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are creative manners, there are creative actions, and creative words; manners, actions,...
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The Lawrence Reader and Speaker: A Compilation of Masterpieces in Poetry and ...

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1911 - 351 pages
...school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, [118] say they, — let us hold by this. They pin me down....his ; cinders and smoke there may be, but not yet flame. There are created manners, there are created actions, and created words ; manners, actions,...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...is 20 progressive. The book, the college, the school of art, the institution of any kind, stop with some past utterance of genius. This is good, say they,...the eyes of man are set in his forehead, not in his hind- 25 head:4 man^Ji^pes : geniusj:reales. Whatever talents maybe, if the man create not, the pure...
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