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Ralph Waldo Emerson “Man Thinking” “ The old fable covers a doctrine ever new and sublime; that there is One Man, present to all particular men only partially, or through one faculty; and that must take the whole society to find the whole man.” (More)
Lines from the Great Thinkers “Not enjoyment, and not sorrow, Is our destined end or way; But act, that each tomorrow Find us farther than today.” This line written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is found in the third stanza of “Psalm of Life”. I f (More)
The line I have chosen for my post is from the poem "Psalm of Life" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The quote says, "Trust no Future, howe'er pleasant! Let the dead Past bury its dead! Act, - act in the living Present!" I think that many people can us (More)
I chose the line, "His chamber in the silent halls of death". I chose this line from Thanatopsis because I liked what it had to stand for in the play. This line to me means that you should not be scared of death and when you die it will be peaceful, (More)
The writer I chose was William Cullen Bryant with the quote "So live that thy summons comes to join….to the mysterious realm." This quote really speaks to me because there are times in live where we don't remember to just live life. We go through lif (More)
The line that has the most personal value to me right now is a line from Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson. I chose, “Trust thyself: every heart vibrated to that iron string.” This line is found in the first line of paragraph two. This poem in gen (More)
“A man is relieved and gay when he has put all his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.” Emerson from Self-Reliance This quote applies to all students today because way too many of (More)
From Self-Reliance by Emerson “It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinions; 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 solitud (More)
The line that I chose is from The Chambered Nautilus by Wendell Holmes. In the poem Wendell Holmes wrote, “Year after year beheld the silent toil that spread his lustrous coil; still, as the spiral grew, he left the past year’s dwelling for the new.” (More)
     One line from Emerson’s writing that we have recently read that I think is especially important to students my age and also myself is from Emerson’s “Man Thinking’’.  The line is  “In this distribution of functions, the scholar is the delegated (More)
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