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" There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing... "
Memories and studies - Page 25
by William James - 1911 - 411 pages
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Select essays and poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Eva March Tappan - 1808 - 120 pages
...ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no....through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Essays - 1841 - 303 pages
...ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848
...ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what...
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Essays, lectures, and orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848
...ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...ignorance ; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what...
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Twelve essays [comprising Essays, 1st ser.].

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1849
...ignorance ; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none hut he knows what...
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Essays, first series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 333 pages
...ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what...
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Seed-grain for Thought and Discussion, Volume 1

Conduct of life - 1856
...ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no...through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given him to till. The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that...
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