Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

I fear the popular notion of success stands in direct opposition in all points to the real and wholesome success. One adores public opinion, the other, private opinion; one, fame, the other, desert; one, feats, the other, humility; one, lucre, the other, love; one, monopoly, and the other, hospitality of mind.


Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson (ed. 1880)

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I fear the popular notion of success stands in direct opposition in all points to the real and wholesome success. One adores public opinion, the...

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I fear the popular notion of success stands in direct opposition in all points to the real and wholesome success. One adores public opinion, the...

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I fear the popular notion of success stands in direct opposition in all points to the real and wholesome success. One adores public opinion, the...

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I fear the popular notion of success stands in direct opposition in all points to the real and wholesome success. One adores public opinion, the...