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Author Holmes, Andrew.

Title Ralph Waldo Emerson's Self-Reliance : a modern-day interpretation of a self-help classic.

Publication Info. Oxford : Infinite Ideas, 2010.


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Description 1 online resource (119 pages).
Series Infinite Success Series
Infinite Success Series.
Contents Front Cover; Front Page; Title page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Introduction; 1 Believe your own thought; 2 Believe what is true; 3 Speak your latent conviction; 4 Detect and watch that gleam of light; 5 In every work of genius we recognise our own rejected thoughts; 6 Envy is ignorance; 7 Imitation is suicide; 8 He must take himself for better, for worse; 9 It's always better to earn your living; 10 You'll never know until you've tried; 11 Do your best; 12 Trust thyself; 13 He gives an independent, genuine verdict; 14 But the man is, as it were, clapped into jail by his consciousness.
15 Sinking like darts into the ears of men16 These are the voices we hear in solitude; 17 Society everywhere; 18 It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs; 19 Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist; 20 Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind; 21 How easily we capitulate to badges and names ... ; 22 There is the man and his virtues; 23 My life is for itself and not for spectacle; 24 Few and mean as my gifts may be; 25 What I must do is all that concerns me, not what people think; 26 If I know your sect, I anticipate your argument.
27 This conformity makes them false28 The foolish face of praise; 29 For nonconformity the world whips you with its displeasure; 30 The power of the mob; 31 But why should you keep your head over your shoulder?; 32 With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do; 33 Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood?; 34 The consistency of character; 35 Your genuine action will explain itself; 36 Greatness appeals to the future; 37 An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man; 38 We denote this primary wisdom as intuition; 39 Thoughtless people; 40 Past, present and future.
41 We must go it alone42 The power men possess to annoy me; 43 Whose expectations are they anyway?; 44 If you can love me for what I am, we shall be the happier; 45 Do what you say and say what you do; 46 The debilitating effect of fear; 47 With the exercise of self-trust, new powers shall appear; 48 Another sort of false prayers are our regrets; 49 Shakespeare will never be made by the study of Shakespeare; 50 The civilised man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet; 51 What you are is more important than what you have; 52 Nothing can bring you peace but yourself; Index.
Summary Andrew Holmes' interpretation of Self-reliance illustrates the timeless nature of Emerson's insights by bringing them to life through 52 modern case studies. This brilliant interpretation of Self-reliance is an entertaining accompaniment to one of the most famous books on strategy ever written.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Includes index.
Subject Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Self-reliance.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo / 1803-1882 / Self-reliance.
Self-reliance (Emerson, Ralph Waldo) (OCoLC)fst01370176
Self-actualization (Psychology)
SELF-HELP -- Affirmations.
SELF-HELP -- Inner Child.
SELF-HELP -- Motivational & Inspirational.
SELF-HELP -- Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- General.
SELF-HELP -- Personal Growth -- Self-Esteem.
Self-actualization (Psychology) (OCoLC)fst01111481
Self-reliance. (OCoLC)fst01111915
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Holmes, Andrew. Ralph Waldo Emerson's Self-Reliance : A modern-day interpretation of a self-help classic. Oxford : Infinite Ideas, ©2010 9781906821364
ISBN 9781907755958 (electronic bk.)
1907755950 (electronic bk.)
9781908189592 (electronic bk.)
1908189592 (electronic bk.)
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