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" If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he builds his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. "
Pratt Institute Monthly - Page 341
1896
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Athena Unbound: The Advancement of Women in Science and Technology

Henry Etzkowitz, Carol Kemelgor, Brian Uzzi - Business & Economics - 2000 - 282 pages
...science as a genderless and collaborative endeavor. 12 Social capital and faculty network relationships If a man can write a better book, preach a better...make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he builds his house in the woods the world will make a beaten path to his door. Ralph Waldo Emerson (...
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Marketing High Technology Services

Colin V. Sowter - Business & Economics - 2000 - 245 pages
...MOUSETRAPS' DO NOT WORK; 'BETTER DOORS' DO! If a man ... make a better mouse-trap than his neighbour, tho' he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. (Attributed to RW Emerson by SSB Yule in her Borrowings, 1889, emphasis added) This statement is often...
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From Grierson to the Docu-soap: Breaking the Boundaries

John Izod, R. W. Kilborn, Matthew Hibberd - Art - 2000 - 234 pages
...Emerson: 'It a man produce a better documentary ... or make a better mousetrap than his neighbour, tho' he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door'. If Kmerson's original comment about a better book and mousetrap ever held true in the 19th century,...
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Edison: Inventing the Century

Neil Baldwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 531 pages
...EMERSON'S COUNTLESS APHOristic, homespun but trenchant pronouncements that Thomas Edison loved best: "If a man can write a better book, preach a better...woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door." Toward the end of the century, William Graham Sumner revisited this ideological dilemma and cast it...
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Creating Value with Science and Technology

Eliezer Geisler - Social Science - 2001 - 328 pages
...application by others. In 1872, the American essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson remarked in one of his lectures: "If a man can write a better book, preach a better...the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door."3 Although it has become a much-quoted and popular statement in praise of inventors and inventions,...
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Greater Boston: Adapting Regional Traditions to the Present

Sam Bass Warner - History - 2001 - 244 pages
...Ralph Waldo Emerson and his homily of the better mousetrap. The popular phrasing of this homily runs, -If a man can write a better book, preach a better...a better mouse-trap, than his neighbor, though he builds his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door.This version, fittingly...
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Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2000

Boris Pleskovic, Nicholas Stern - Political Science - 2001 - 441 pages
...Consider the simple adage, "If a man can . . . make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he builds his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door." 22 Can strategic complementarities matter even here? From the perspective of the literature reviewed...
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Daniel Boone

Lucille Gulliver - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 258 pages
...once said, "If a man can write a better book or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, although he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten track to his door." This was true of Daniel Boone. However much he might prefer solitude and the woods...
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Internet Marketing for Less Than $500/Year: How to Attract Customers and ...

Marcia Yudkin - Computers - 2001 - 323 pages
...Promotions for Your Web Site Jouild a better mousetrap than your neighbor and though you build your house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to your door. " I don't believe this was true even when Ralph Waldo Emerson spoke this adage in the ninetenth...
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King Came Preaching: The Pulpit Power of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Mervyn A. Warren - Religion - 2001 - 223 pages
...open. Ralph Waldo Emerson said in a lecture back in 1 87 1 that "if a man could write a better book or preach a better sermon or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, King Speaks at Oakwood College 775 even if he builds his house in the woods, the world will make a...
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