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" We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes us receivers of its truth and organs of its activity. When we discern justice, when we discern truth, we do nothing of ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. "
Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle - Página 28
por Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
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The American Intellectual Tradition: 1630-1865

David A. Hollinger, Charles Capper - 2001 - 576 páginas
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Irresistible Dictation: Gertrude Stein and the Correlations of Writing and ...

Steven Meyer - 2003 - 480 páginas
...extracorporeal, terms. "Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom," he writes: "We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which...receivers of its truth and organs of its activity" (EL, p. 269). Like the paradigmatically mystical experience recounted half a dozen years earlier in...
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Why the Church?

Luigi Giussani - 2001 - 292 páginas
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Sourcebook and Index: Documents that Shaped the American Nation

2003 - 342 páginas
...fountain of action and of thought. Here are the lungs of that inspiration which giveth man wisdom, and which cannot be denied without impiety and atheism....ourselves, but allow a passage to its beams. . . . If, therefore, a man claims to know and speak of God, and carries you backward to the phraseology of some...
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Being Consciousness Bliss: A Seeker's Guide

Astrid Fitzgerald - 2002 - 390 páginas
...outside the system of natural connections, and finally that my duration be endless. — Imraanuel Kant We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes...receivers of its truth and organs of its activity. — Ralph Waldo Emerson I am my own first cause, both of my eternal being and of my temporal being....
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The Mist-Filled Path: Celtic Wisdom for Exiles, Wanderers, and Seekers

Frank MacEowen - 2010 - 304 páginas
...relationship to the world as sacred. The same can be true for us now. CHAPTER 6 THE SHAPE OF THE SACRED WORLD We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which makes...receivers of its truth and organs of its activity. — RALPH WALDO EMERSON The foundation of druidic thought is the universal harmony of beings and things...
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50 Self-Help Classics: 50 Inspirational Books to Transform Your Life from ...

Tom Butler-Bowdon - 2003 - 303 páginas
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotations: A Concordance of Lustres from Addresses ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2003 - 445 páginas
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Emerson's Life in Science: The Culture of Truth

Laura Dassow Walls, John H Bennett Jr Chair of Southern Letters Laura Dassow Walls, Laura Dassow - 2003 - 280 páginas
...self-trust. Who is the Trustee?" A few lines later, he puts his central faith into deeply eloquent phrasing: "We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which...receivers of its truth and organs of its activity." His very faith that the "magnetic" action ofthat intelligence will stabilize all dangerous excess is...
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Emerson's Transcendental Etudes

Stanley Cavell, David Justin Hodge - 2003 - 300 páginas
...and by no means formal language? — It is true that when I hear Emerson saying (in "Self-Reliance"), "We lie in the lap of immense intelligence, which...receivers of its truth and organs of its activity," I know that while others will take this "intelligence" to be an allusion to God or to the Over-Soul...
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