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" It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. "
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por Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 páginas
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Health and a Day

Lewis George Janes - 1901 - 185 páginas
...tri-une relics of barbarism. Not in this way can the health and perpetuity of nations be assured. " It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion ; it is easy in solitude to live after one's own ; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - 2007 - 344 páginas
...leave the rest to heaven." — Pierre Corneille "Every man's task is his life preserver." — "You will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it." — Emerson "It is better to do your duty, however imperfectly, than to assume the duties of another...
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Wisdom Through the Ages

Helen Granat - 2003 - 281 páginas
...the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the harder because you will always End those who think they know what is your duty better...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. RALPH WALDO EMERSON Learn to get in touch with the silence within your self and know that everything...
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Understanding Emerson: "The American Scholar" and His Struggle for Self-reliance

Kenneth S. Sacks, Professor Kenneth S Sacks - 2003 - 199 páginas
...is how he understood it in his most famous essay, "Self-Reliance," composed in the summer of 1839: "It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." Or so he hoped. If to some he appeared detached and had difficulty committing fully to friends and...
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Aspire to Something Higher: A Pocket Book of Inspired Thoughts

Shawn Bremner - 2003 - 127 páginas
...life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the harder because you will always find those who think they know what is...world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence...
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Wilderness Wisdom: Quotes for Inspirational Exploration

John Gookin - 2002 - 140 páginas
...is easy in the world to live after the world's opinions; it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. Ralph Waldo Emerson You come to understand yourself through understanding others. History is full of...
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Emerson As Spiritual Guide: A Companion to Emerson's Essays for Personal ...

...life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the harder because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it. It is easy to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man...
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Ends and Odds: Eight New Dramatic Pieces

Peter H. Gibbon, Samuel Beckett - 1976 - 128 páginas
...ignorance .. . imitation is suicide." In Cleveland, a girl surprised her classmates by quoting perfectly: "The great man is he who in the midst of the crowd...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." Individualism is, of course, uneasy with the notion of emulation. And Emerson himself was ambivalent....
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A Dream Too Wild: Emerson Meditations for Every Day of the Year

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 2004 - 392 páginas
...life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the harder, because you will always find those who think they know what is...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. — SELF-RELIANCE Do you aspire to do what concems you rather than what people think you should do?...
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Religious apologetics - philosophical argumentation

Yossef Schwartz, Volkhard Krech - 2004 - 574 páginas
...self who - in traditional Puritan manner - is existentially alone and evolves out of this loneliness. "It is easy in the world to live after the world's...with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude". 26 It is this "independence of solitude" that characterizes Emerson's philosophical thinking and that...
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