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" A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. "
Essays, orations and lectures - Page 33
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848
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The Monthly magazine

1841
...alone, scarcely even in acts of pure memory, but bring the past for judgment into the thousand -eyed present, and live ever in a new day. Trust your emotion....philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has (imply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded...
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God with shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and flee. 12. Why are people afraid of seeming inconsistent ? 13. How does E. picture the man who fears to be...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 476 pages
...Public Meeting of the Elocution Class. THINKINGS, FROM RALPITWALDO EMERSON. CONSISTENCY. — A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...philosophers, and divines. With consistency a great soul has ğimply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Out upon your guarded...
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
...somewhat you have stated in this or that public place? Suppose you should contradict yourself; what then? It seems to be a rule of wisdom never to rely...philosophers and divines. With consistency a great sold has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what...
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The homes of the New world: impressions of America, Volume 1

Fredrika Bremer - Cuba - 1854
...the suffrage of the world. * * * * " A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, ado: ed by little statesmen, and philosophers, and divines....consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. Speik out what you think to-day in words as hard as cannon-balls, and to-morrow speak what to-morrow...
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The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America, Volume 1

Fredrika Bremer - Cuba - 1858
...your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world. '' A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. Speak out what you think to-day in words as hard as cannon-balls, and to-morrow speak what to-morrow...
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The Somersetshire Dialect: Its Pronunciation: Two Papers Read Before the ...

Thomas Spencer Baynes - 1861 - 50 pages
...in the scriptures symbolized as a new birth, or as being born from above. Abel C. Thomas. A FOOLISH consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself about his shadow on the wall. Speak what you think now in hard words, and to-morrow speak what to-morrow...
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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

American literature - 1864
...51 — 52. Hence a man must be true to his present conviction, careless of consistency : " A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored...little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With cousistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on...
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Philosophy as absolute science, founded in the universal laws of being, by E ...

1864
...motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though they should clothe God in shape and color. Leave your theory, as Joseph his coat in the hand of the harlot, and ffee. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...
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Half Truths and the Truth: Lectures on the Origin and Development of ...

Jacob Merrill Manning - Apologetics - 1872 - 398 pages
...for saying, " A fool- tcncy rec, . , , . , ,, . , „ , Inconsisish consistency is the hobgoblin oi little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do." l When Spinoza's landlady came to him, asking him to teach her his doctrine, he advised her to be content...
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