A Concordance to the Collected Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson
Compiled by Eugene F. Irey
thought, n. (956)
Nat 1.5 7 In inquiries so general as our present
one...no confusion of
thought will occur.
Nat 1.11 1 [The waving of the boughs'] effect is like
that of a higher
thought or a better emotion coming over me...
Nat 1.20 10 In proportion to the energy of his thought
and will, [man] takes
up the world into himself.
Nat 1.22 17 Beside the relation of things to virtue,
they have a relation to
Nat 1.25 3 Nature is the vehicle of thought...
Nat 1.25 21 We say...the head to denote thought;...
Nat 1.25 21 ...thought and emotion are words borrowed
Nat 1.29 22 A man's power to connect his thought with
its proper symbol... depends on the simplicity of his character...
Nat 1.30 17 Hundreds of writers may be found...who do
not of themselves
clothe one thought in its natural garment...
Nat 1.30 27 The moment our discourse...is...exalted by
thought, it clothes
itself in images.
Nat 1.31 5 A man conversing in earnest...will find that
a material image... arises in his mind, contemporaneous with every
Nat 1.31 6 A man conversing in earnest...will find that
a material image... arises in his mind...which furnishes the vestment
of the thought.
Nat 1.36 16 ...Reason transfers all these lessons into
its own world of
Nat 1.40 13 [Man's] victorious thought comes up with
and reduces all
Nat 1.45 4 An action is the perfection and publication
Nat 1.45 17 [The spirit] says...in such as this [human
form] have I found
and beheld myself; I will speak to it;...it can yield me thought
formed and alive.
Nat 1.46 1 ...these [human forms] all rest...on the
unfathomed sea of
thought and virtue...
Nat 1.46 17 ...when [our friend] has...become an object
of thought...it is a
sign to us that his office is closing...
Nat 1.49 20 The first effort of thought tends to relax
this despotism of the
senses which binds us to nature as if we were a part of it...
Nat 1.52 2 [The poet] unfixes the land and the sea,
makes them revolve
around the axis of his primary thought...
Nat 1.52 18 [Shakspeare's] imperial muse...uses [the
creation] to embody
any caprice of thought that is uppermost in his mind.
Nat 1.55 7 ...the philosopher...postpones the apparent
order and relations of
things to the empire of thought.
Nat 1.55 22 It is, in both cases [Plato and
Sophocles]...that the solid
seeming block of matter has been pervaded and dissolved by a
Nat 1.60 2 ...seen in the light of thought, the world
always is phenomenal;...
Nat 1.62 4 ...when we try to define and describe [God],
both language and
thought desert us...
Nat 1.63 20 ...when, following the invisible steps of
thought, we come to
inquire, Whence is matter? and Whereto? many truths arise to us...
Nat 1.67 14 ...it is less to my purpose to recite
correctly the order and
superposition of the strata, than to know why all thought of multitude
in a tranquil sense of unity.
Nat 1.70 8 A wise writer will feel that the ends of
study and composition
are best answered by announcing undiscovered regions of thought...
Nat 1.74 7 ...thought is devout, and devotion is
Nat 1.74 8 ...thought is devout, and devotion is
Nat 1.74 20 ...when a faithful thinker, resolute to
detach every object from
personal relations and see it in the light of thought, shall...kindle
with the fire of the holiest affections, then will God go forth anew...
AmS 1.86 20 A thought too bold;...
AmS 1.87 27 [Nature] was dead fact; now, it is quick
AmS 1.88 14 ...neither can any artist entirely...write
a book of pure
AmS 1.88 22 The sacredness which attaches to...the act
of thought, is
transferred to the record.
AmS 1.93 25 Thought and knowledge are natures in which
pretension avail nothing.
AmS 1.94 22 Without [action] thought can never ripen
AmS 1.94 27 The preamble of thought...is action.
AmS 1.96 2 A strange process too, this by which
experience is converted
AmS 1.96 17 In some contemplative hour [the new deed]
become a thought of the mind.
AmS 1.97 16 I will not...exhaust one vein of thought...
AmS 1.102 22 The odds are that the whole question is
not worth the
poorest thought which the scholar has lost in listening to the
AmS 1.105 16 They are the kings of the world who give
the color of their
present thought to all nature and all art...
AmS 1.109 21 ...the time is...Sicklied o'er with the
pale cast of thought./
DSA 1.120 19 These works of thought have been the
entertainments of the
human spirit in all ages.
DSA 1.121 23 [These divine laws] elude our persevering
DSA 1.121 27 The moral traits which are all globed into
every virtuous act
and thought, - in speech we must...describe or suggest by painful
enumeration of many particulars.
DSA 1.125 4 Thought may work cold and intransitive in
things, and find no
end or unity;...
DSA 1.126 12 This [moral] thought dwelled always
deepest in the minds of
men in the devout and contemplative East;...
DSA 1.134 17 If utterance is denied, the thought lies
like a burden on the
DSA 1.138 17 The true preacher can be known by this,
that he deals out to
the people...life passed through the fire of thought.
DSA 1.141 25 What a cruel injustice it is to that
Law...which alone can
make thought dear and rich;...that it is travestied and depreciated...
DSA 1.146 16 ...when you meet one of these men or
women...be to them
thought and virtue;...
LE 1.155 7 A summons to celebrate with scholars a
literary festival, is so
alluring to me as to overcome the doubts I might well entertain of my
ability to bring you any thought worthy of your attention.
LE 1.155 23 ...the scholar by every thought he thinks
extends his dominion
into the general mind of men...
LE 1.157 17 ...men here...prefer...any livery
productive of ease or profit, to
the unproductive service of thought.
LE 1.157 18 ...in every sane hour the service of
LE 1.165 26 Out of [the spontaneous sentiment] must all
that is alive and
genial in thought go.
LE 1.166 3 ...the moment [men] desert the tradition for
thought, then poetry, wit, hope...all flock to their aid.
LE 1.167 4 We assume that all thought is already long
ago adequately set
down in books...
LE 1.168 23 ...[when I see the daybreak] I feel perhaps
the pain of an alien
world; a world not yet subdued by the thought;...
LE 1.172 4 A profound thought, anywhere, classifies all
LE 1.172 5 ...a profound thought will lift Olympus.
LE 1.173 7 Thus is justice done to each generation and
individual,- wisdom teaching man...that he shall not bewail himself, as
LE 1.173 9 ...by virtue of the Deity, thought renews
LE 1.174 18 It is the noble, manlike, just thought,
which is the superiority
demanded of you.
LE 1.175 2 Pindar, Raphael...dwell in crowds it may be,
but the instant
thought comes the crowd grows dim to their eye;...
LE 1.177 2 ...literary men...dealing with the organ of
used as the weapon of thought and of justice,-learn to enjoy the pride
playing with this splendid engine...
LE 1.181 13 Let [the scholar] know...by mutual reaction
of thought and
life, to make thought solid, and life wise;...
LE 1.181 14 Let [the scholar] know...by mutual reaction
of thought and
life, to make thought solid, and life wise;...
LE 1.183 7 They whom [the student's] thoughts have
inflamed, seek him before yet they have learned the hard conditions of
LE 1.183 13 They [whom the student's thoughts have
inflamed] find that he is a poor, ignorant man...now and then
jet of luminous thought...
LE 1.184 14 When [the scholar] sees how much thought he
owes to the
disagreeable antagonism of various persons who pass and cross him, he
easily think that in a society of perfect sympathy, no word, no act, no
record, would be.
LE 1.187 7 Thought is all light...
MN 1.191 5 The land we live in has no interest so
dear...as the fit
consecration of days of reason and thought.
MN 1.191 7 The scholars are the priests of that thought
the foundations of the earth.
MN 1.195 5 It is God in us which checks the language of
petition by a
MN 1.195 21 [Great men] are poorly tied to one thought.
MN 1.195 25 The crystal sphere of thought is as
concentrical as the
geological structure of the globe.
MN 1.198 19 ...one who...beholds the visible as
proceeding from the
invisible, cannot state his thought without seeming to those who study
physical laws to do them some injustice.
MN 1.198 25 Empedocles undoubtedly spoke a truth of
thought, when he
said, I am God;...
MN 1.199 24 ...insane persons are those who hold fast
to one thought...
MN 1.208 8 Hereto was [a man] born, to deliver the
thought of his heart
from the universe to the universe;...
MN 1.209 8 ...there is a mischievous tendency in [man]
to transfer his
thought from the life to the ends...
MN 1.209 22 If the man will exactly obey [that
well-known voice], it will
adopt him, so that he shall not any longer separate it from himself in
MN 1.214 12 Does the sunset landscape seem to you the
Friendship,-those purple skies and lovely waters the amphitheatre
and garnished only for the exchange of thought and love of the purest
souls? It is that.
MN 1.218 26 When thought is best, there is most of it.
MN 1.219 6 ...astronomy is thought and harmony in
masses of matter.
MN 1.220 12 ...the spirit's holy errand through us
absorbed the thought.
MN 1.222 9 ...the solicitations of this spirit, as long
as there is life, are
never forborne. Tenderly, tenderly, they woo and court us...from every
thought in the mind.
MR 1.229 19 The fact that a new thought and hope have
dawned in your
breast, should apprize you that in the same hour a new light broke in
thousand private hearts.
MR 1.244 12 Why must [any man] have...access to public
places of amusement? Only for want of thought.
MR 1.250 11 ...I see at once how paltry is all this
generation of unbelievers, and what a house of cards their institutions
are, and I see...what one great
thought executed might effect.
LT 1.272 10 Out of this fair Idea in the mind springs
the effort at the
Perfect. ... If we would make more strict inquiry concerning its
find ourselves rapidly approaching the inner boundaries of thought...
LT 1.273 1 ...the thought that [these ideas] can ever
have any footing in
real life, seems long since to have been exploded by all judicious
LT 1.275 22 Here is great variety and richness of
mysticism, each part of
which now only disgusts whilst it forms the sole thought of some poor
Perfectionist or "Comer out"...
LT 1.283 2 ...the criticism which is levelled at the
laws and manners, ends
LT 1.283 15 ...the current literature and poetry with
draw us away from life to solitude and meditation. This could well be
borne...if the men were ravished by their thought...
LT 1.286 3 There was never so great a thought laboring
in the breasts of
men as now.
LT 1.287 20 ...every new thought drives us to the deep
fact that the Time is
the child of the Eternity.
LT 1.291 3 What is the scholar, what is the man for,
but for hospitality to
every new thought of his time?
LT 1.291 5 You shall be the asylum and patron of every
Con 1.299 5 It makes a great difference to your figure
and to your thought
whether your foot is advancing or receding.
Tran 1.329 10 ...thought only appears in the objects it
Tran 1.331 9 Even the materialist Condillac...was
constrained to say...it is
always our own thought that we perceive.
Tran 1.332 24 In the order of thought, the materialist
takes his departure
from the external world...
Tran 1.333 17 ...when he speaks scientifically, or
after the order of
thought, [the idealist] is constrained to degrade persons into
Tran 1.334 1 [The idealist's] thought,-that is the
Tran 1.334 21 All that you call the world is...the
perpetual creation of the
powers of thought...
Tran 1.335 1 Let any thought or motive of mine be
different from that they
are, the difference will transform my condition and economy.
Tran 1.335 3 I-this thought which is called I-is the
mould into which the
world is poured like melted wax.
Tran 1.336 5 ...the spiritual measure of inspiration is
the depth of the
Tran 1.337 16 ...if there is anything grand and daring
in human thought or
virtue...the spiritualist adopts it as most in nature.
Tran 1.339 3 Nature...ever works and advances, yet
takes no thought for
Tran 1.340 13 ...whatever belongs to the class of
intuitive thought is
popularly called at the present day Transcendental.
Tran 1.343 8 ...if they tell you their whole thought,
[Transcendentalists] will own that love seems to them the last and
highest gift of nature;...
Tran 1.344 7 If you do not need to hear my thought,
because you can read
it in my face... then I will tell it you from sunrise to sunset.
Tran 1.345 12 ...we, on this sea of human thought, in
like manner inquire, Where are the old idealists?...
Tran 1.353 3 These two states of thought diverge every
moment, and stand
in wild contrast.
Tran 1.354 2 What am I? What but a thought of serenity
Tran 1.357 5 [The strong spirits'] thought and emotion
comes in like a
Tran 1.357 26 Let [the Transcendentalist] obey the
when he seems to lead to uninhabitable deserts of thought and life;...
YA 1.371 5 A heterogeneous population crowding...to the
great gates of
North America...and quickly contributing their private thought to the
opinion...it cannot be doubted that the legislation of this country
become more catholic and cosmopolitan than that of any other.
YA 1.381 10 The farmer, after sacrificing pleasure,
taste, freedom, thought, love, to his work, turns out often a bankrupt,
like the merchant.
YA 1.382 17 It was a noble thought of Fourier...to
distinguish in his
Phalanx a class as the Sacred Band...
Hist 2.3 17 ...the human spirit goes forth from the
beginning to embody... every thought...which belongs to it, in
Hist 2.3 19 ...the thought is always prior to the
Hist 2.4 25 Every revolution was first a thought in one
Hist 2.4 26 Every revolution was first a thought in one
man's mind, and
when the same thought occurs to another man, it is the key to that era.
Hist 2.11 19 ...[Belzoni's] thought lives along the
whole line of temples
and sphinxes and catacombs...
Hist 2.13 8 Genius studies the causal thought...
Hist 2.13 21 [Nature] casts the same thought into
troops of forms...
Hist 2.16 12 What is Guido's Rospigliosi Aurora but a
Hist 2.17 2 In a certain state of thought is the common
origin of very
Hist 2.18 15 A lady with whom I was riding in the
forest said to me that the
woods always seemed to her to wait, as if the genii who inhabit them
suspended their deeds until the wayfarer had passed onward; a thought
which poetry has celebrated in the dance of the fairies, which breaks
the approach of human feet.
Hist 2.26 21 I admire the love of nature in the
Philoctetes. In reading those
fine apostrophes to sleep...I feel time passing away as an ebbing sea.
the eternity of man, the identity of his thought.
Hist 2.26 27 When a thought of Plato becomes a thought
to me...time is no
Hist 2.27 1 When a thought of Plato becomes a thought
to me...time is no
Hist 2.32 2 I can symbolize my thought by using the
name of any creature, of any fact...
Hist 2.32 7 Tantalus means the impossibility of
drinking the waters of
thought which are always gleaming and waving within sight of the soul.
SR 2.45 6 The sentiment [original lines] instil is of
more value than any
thought they may contain.
SR 2.45 7 To believe your own thought...that is genius.
SR 2.45 12 ...our first thought is rendered back to us
by the trumpets of the
SR 2.45 22 ...[a man] dismisses without notice his
thought, because it is his.
SR 2.58 14 ...let me record day by day my honest
thought without prospect
SR 2.59 4 These varieties [in actions] are lost sight
of...at a little height of
SR 2.64 20 Here is the fountain of action and of
SR 2.66 3 It must be that when God speaketh he...should
scatter forth light, nature, time, souls, from the centre of the
SR 2.68 19 That thought by what I can now nearest
approach to say it, is
SR 2.68 25 ...when you have life in yourself...the way,
the thought, the
good, shall be wholly strange and new.
SR 2.79 16 In proportion to the depth of the
thought...is [the pupil's] complacency.
SR 2.79 22 ...[creeds and churches] are also
classifications of some
powerful mind acting on the elemental thought of duty...
SR 2.82 20 [The work of art] was an application of [the
thought to the thing to be done...
SR 2.82 24 Beauty, convenience, grandeur of thought and
expression are as near to us as to any...
SR 2.89 13 He who knows that power is inborn...and, so
himself unhesitatingly on his thought, instantly rights himself...
Comp 2.99 20 He who by force of will or of thought is
great and overlooks
thousands, has the charges of that eminence.
Comp 2.108 8 This voice of fable has in it somewhat
divine. It came from
thought above the will of the writer.
SL 2.131 3 ...when we look at ourselves in the light of
thought, we discover
that our life is embosomed in beauty.
SL 2.133 8 We form no guess, at the time of receiving a
thought, of its
SL 2.134 16 [Men of extraordinary success's] success
lay in their
parallelism to the course of thought...
SL 2.147 23 ...it is not observed that the keepers of
Roman galleries or the
valets of painters have any elevation of thought...
SL 2.153 6 The effect of any writing on the public mind
measurable by its depth of thought.
SL 2.161 9 We...do not see that [an institution] is
founded on a thought
which we have.
SL 2.161 14 The epochs of our life are...in a silent
thought by the wayside
as we walk;...
SL 2.161 15 The epochs of our life are...in a thought
which revises our
entire manner of life...
SL 2.163 19 We know that the ancestor of every action
is a thought.
SL 2.165 16 If the poet write a true drama, then he is
selfsame strain of thought, emotion as pure...these all are his...
Lov1 2.171 24 With thought, with the ideal, is immortal
Lov1 2.188 14 ...the objects of the affections change,
as the objects of
Fdsp 2.192 1 The scholar sits down to write, and all
his years of meditation
do not furnish him with one good thought...
Fdsp 2.193 16 What [is] so delicious as a just and firm
encounter of two, in
Fdsp 2.195 18 I have often had fine fancies about
persons which have
given me delicious hours; but the joy...yields no fruit. Thought is not
Fdsp 2.196 2 Our own thought sounds new and larger from
[our friend's] mouth.
Fdsp 2.197 2 A man who stands united with his thought
magnificently of himself.
Fdsp 2.199 26 After interviews have been compassed with
we must be tormented presently...by epilepsies of wit and of animal
spirits, in the heydey of friendship and thought.
Fdsp 2.201 21 ...the sweet sincerity of joy and peace
which I draw from
this alliance with my brother's soul is the nut itself whereof all
all thought is but the husk and shell.
Fdsp 2.202 19 [Before a friend] I am arrived at last in
the presence of a
man so real and equal that I may drop even those undermost garments of
dissimulation, courtesy, and second thought...
Fdsp 2.203 3 We cover up our thought from [our
fellow-man] under a
Fdsp 2.207 18 In good company the individuals merge
their egotism into a
social soul exactly co-extensive with the several consciousnesses there
present. ... Only he may then speak who can sail on the common thought
Fdsp 2.208 5 A man is reputed to have thought and
eloquence; he cannot, for all that, say a word to his cousin or his
Fdsp 2.208 11 A man is reputed to have thought and
eloquence; he cannot, for all that, say a word to his cousin or his
uncle. ... Among those who
enjoy his thought he will regain his tongue.
Fdsp 2.209 21 Are you the friend of your friend's
buttons, or of his
Fdsp 2.210 9 A message, a thought, a sincerity, a
glance from [my friend] I
Fdsp 2.210 22 ...wish [your friend] not less by a
Prd1 2.222 3 [Prudence] is God taking thought for oxen.
Prd1 2.228 18 ...the discomfort...of confusion of
thought about facts...is of
Prd1 2.239 7 What low, poor, paltry, hypocritical
people an argument on
religion will make of the pure and chosen souls! They will shuffle and
crow...and not a thought has enriched either party...
Prd1 2.239 21 The thought is not [in dispute] taken
hold of by the right
Hsm1 2.261 2 There is no weakness or exposure for which
we cannot find
consolation in the thought--this is a part of my constitution...
OS 2.269 4 The Supreme Critic on the errors of the past
and the present... is...that overpowering reality...which evermore
tends to pass into our
thought and hand and become wisdom and virtue and power and beauty.
OS 2.269 25 Every man's words who speaks from that
[inner] life must
sound vain to those who do not dwell in the same thought on their own
OS 2.272 27 Some thoughts always find us young, and
keep us so. Such a
thought is the love of the universal and eternal beauty.
OS 2.273 11 See how the deep divine thought reduces
OS 2.273 15 The emphasis of facts and persons in my
thought has nothing
to do with time.
OS 2.277 14 ...in groups where debate is earnest...the
aware that the thought rises to an equal level in all bosoms...
OS 2.277 18 ...in groups where debate is earnest...the
aware...that all have a spiritual property in what was said, as well as
sayer. They all become wiser than they were. It arches over them like a
temple, this unity of thought...
OS 2.278 5 The learned and the studious of thought have
no monopoly of
OS 2.280 4 In the book I read, the good thought returns
to me...the image
of the whole soul.
OS 2.280 6 To the bad thought which I find in [the book
I read], the same
soul becomes a discerning, separating sword, and lops it away.
OS 2.280 10 If we will not interfere with our
thought...we know the
particular thing, and every thing, and every man.
OS 2.287 13 The great distinction...between men of the
world who are
reckoned accomplished talkers...and a fervent mystic, prophesying half
insane under the infinitude of his thought,--is that one class speak
within...and the other class from without...
OS 2.290 26 ...the soul that ascends to worship the
the earnest experience of the common day,--by reason of the present
moment and the mere trifle having become porous to thought...
OS 2.293 5 [God's presence] inspires in man an
infallible trust. He has...the
sight, that the best is the true, and may in that thought easily
particular uncertainties and fears...
OS 2.294 16 Let man then learn the revelation of all
nature and all thought
to his heart;...
OS 2.295 4 He that finds God a sweet enveloping thought
to him never
counts his company.
Cir 2.302 18 The Greek letters...are already...tumbling
into the inevitable
pit which the creation of new thought opens for all that is old.
Cir 2.303 5 Better than the hand and nimbler was the
which wrought through it;...
Cir 2.303 23 The key to every man is his thought.
Cir 2.304 7 ...it is the inert effort of each thought,
having formed itself into
a circular wave of circumstance...to heap itself on that ridge...
Cir 2.305 10 In the thought of to-morrow there is a
power to upheave all
Cir 2.306 21 I see no reason why I should not have the
Cir 2.308 10 Each new step we take in thought
seemingly discordant facts...
Cir 2.308 15 By going one step farther back in thought,
Cir 2.310 25 When each new speaker [in a
from the oppression of the last speaker to oppress us with the
exclusiveness of his own thought...we seem to recover our rights, to
Cir 2.311 22 The length of the discourse indicates the
distance of thought
betwixt the speaker and the hearer.
Cir 2.312 25 ...some Petrarch or Ariosto...writes me an
ode or a brisk
romance, full of daring thought and action.
Cir 2.316 10 ...that second man...asks himself Which
debt must I pay first... the debt of money, or the debt of thought to
Cir 2.318 24 That central life is somewhat...superior
to knowledge and
Cir 2.318 25 Forever [the central life] labors to
create a life and thought as
large and excellent as itself...
Int 2.326 22 The making a fact the subject of thought
Int 2.326 25 All that mass of mental and moral
phenomena which we do
not make objects of voluntary thought, come within the power of
Int 2.328 2 ...this native law remains over [the mind]
after it has come to
reflection or conscious thought.
Int 2.328 8 I have been floated into this thought...
Int 2.328 20 Our truth of thought is...vitiated as much
by too violent
direction given by our will, as by too great negligence.
Int 2.329 2 We are the prisoners of ideas. They...so
fully engage us that we
take no thought for the morrow...
Int 2.331 27 It seems as if we needed only the
stillness and composed
attitude of the library to seize the thought.
Int 2.334 12 So lies the whole series of natural images
with which your life
has made you acquainted, in your memory, though you know it not; and a
thrill of passion flashes light on their dark chamber, and the active
seizes instantly the fit image, as the word of its momentary thought.
Int 2.335 3 [The constructive intellect] is...the
marriage of thought with
Int 2.335 4 To genius must always go two gifts, the
thought and the
Int 2.335 10 [The thought] is...a form of thought now
for the first time
bursting into the universe...
Int 2.335 15 [The thought] affects every thought of
Int 2.335 26 When the spiritual energy is directed on
something outward, then it is a thought.
Int 2.336 15 The thought of genius is spontaneous;...
Int 2.336 22 ...the power of picture or
control over the spontaneous states, without which no production is
possible. It is a conversion of all nature into the rhetoric of
Int 2.338 10 ...when we write with ease and come out
into the free air of
thought, we seem to be assured that nothing is easier than to continue
communication at pleasure.
Int 2.338 13 ...the kingdom of thought has no
Int 2.338 15 One would think...that good thought would
be as familiar as
air and water...
Int 2.339 1 The intellect...demands integrity in every
work. This is resisted
equally by a man's devotion to a single thought and by his ambition to
combine too many.
Int 2.339 15 Every thought is a prison also.
Int 2.341 5 We are stung by the desire for new
Int 2.341 6 ...when we receive a new thought it is only
the old thought with
a new face...
Int 2.341 7 ...when we receive a new thought it is only
the old thought with
a new face...
Int 2.341 22 [The scholar] must...choose defeat and
pain, so that his
treasure in thought is thereby augmented.
Int 2.345 26 ...I cannot recite...laws of the
intellect, without remembering... the expounders of the principles of
thought from age to age.
Int 2.346 18 The truth and grandeur of [the Greek
philosophers'] thought is
proved by its scope and applicability...
Art1 2.351 14 [The painter] should know that the
landscape has beauty for
his eye because it expresses a thought which is to him good;...
Art1 2.354 14 Until one thing comes out from the
connection of things, there can be enjoyment, contemplation, but no
Art1 2.354 23 It is the habit of certain minds to give
fulness to...the thought..they alight upon...
Art1 2.357 27 Now one thought strikes [the artist], now
Art1 2.360 22 ...that house and weather and manner of
poverty and the fate of birth have made at once so odious and so
serve as well as any other condition as the symbol of a thought which
itself indifferently through all.
Art1 2.364 19 Nature transcends all our moods of
Pt1 3.4 2 ...the intellectual men do not believe in any
of the material world on thought and volition.
Pt1 3.6 21 ...the Universe has three children...which
different names in every system of thought...
Pt1 3.9 26 ...it is not metres, but a metre-making
argument that makes a
poem,--a thought so passionate and alive that...it has an architecture
Pt1 3.10 3 The thought and the form are equal in the
order of time...
Pt1 3.10 4 ...in the order of genesis the thought is
prior to the form.
Pt1 3.10 5 The poet has a new thought;...
Pt1 3.17 12 Thought makes everything fit for use.
Pt1 3.17 18 What would be base, or even obscene, to the
illustrious, spoken in a new connection of thought.
Pt1 3.18 6 The poorest experience is rich enough for
all the purposes of
Pt1 3.20 16 [The poet] perceives the independence of
the thought on the
Pt1 3.20 17 [The poet] perceives...the stability of the
thought, the accidency
and fugacity of the symbol.
Pt1 3.20 24 ...[the poet]...perceives that thought is
Pt1 3.21 17 [The poet] knows...why the great deep is
adorned with animals, with men, and gods; for in every word he speaks
he rides on them as the
horses of thought.
Pt1 3.23 14 ...when the soul of the poet has come to
ripeness of thought, [nature] detaches and sends away from it its poems
Pt1 3.24 23 The poet also resigns himself to his mood,
and that thought
which agitated him is expressed...
Pt1 3.27 1 ...there is a great public power on which
[the intellectual man] can draw, by...suffering the ethereal tides to
roll and circulate through him; then he is caught up into the life of
the Universe...his thought is law...
Pt1 3.32 11 If a man is inflamed and carried away by
his thought...let me
read his paper, and you may have all the arguments and histories and
Pt1 3.33 14 The inaccessibleness of every thought but
that we are in, is
Pt1 3.33 18 Every thought is also a prison;...
Pt1 3.33 22 ...we love the poet, the inventor, who in
any form...has yielded
us a new thought.
Pt1 3.33 26 [The poet] unlocks our chains and admits us
to a new scene. This emancipation is dear to all men, and the power to
impart it, as it must
come from greater depth and scope of thought, is a measure of
Pt1 3.34 12 The poet did not stop at the color or the
form, but read their
meaning; neither may he rest in this meaning, but he makes the same
objects exponents of his new thought.
Pt1 3.35 18 Swedenborg...stands eminently for the
translator of nature into
Pt1 3.40 8 ...hence these throbs and heart-beatings in
the orator...to the end
namely that thought may be ejaculated as Logos, or Word.
Exp 3.48 5 [Disaster] shows formidable as we approach
it, but there is at
last no rough rasping friction, but the most slippery sliding surfaces;
soft on a thought;...
Exp 3.55 14 Dedication to one thought is quickly
Exp 3.57 1 [Our friends] stand on the brink of the
ocean of thought and
Exp 3.58 9 What help from thought?
Exp 3.62 21 We may climb into the thin and cold realm
of pure geometry
and lifeless science, or sink into that of sensation. Between these
is the equator of life, of thought, of spirit, of poetry...
Exp 3.64 27 ...lawfulness of writing down a thought, is
Exp 3.68 20 In the thought of genius there is always a
Exp 3.71 21 ...every insight from this realm of thought
is felt as initial...
Exp 3.73 1 The baffled intellect must still kneel
cause, which every fine genius has essayed to represent by some
symbol, as...Anaxagoras by (Nous) thought...
Exp 3.78 18 Murder in the murderer is no such ruinous
thought as poets
and romancers will have it;...
Exp 3.79 15 Saints are sad, because they behold
sin...from the point of
view of the conscience, and not of the intellect; a confusion of
Exp 3.79 15 Sin, seen from the thought, is a
diminution, or less;...
Exp 3.85 3 ...I have not found that much was gained by
to realize the world of thought.
Chr1 3.96 3 An individual is an encloser. Time and
thought, are left at large no longer.
Chr1 3.100 22 The wise man not only leaves out of his
thought the many, but leaves out the few.
Chr1 3.102 10 We shall still postpone our
existence...whilst it is only a
thought and not a spirit that incites us.
Chr1 3.105 9 ...character passes into thought, is
published so, and then is
ashamed before new flashes of moral worth.
Chr1 3.105 21 Care is taken that the greatly-destined
shall slip up into life
in the shade, with no thousand-eyed Athens to watch and blazon every
Chr1 3.105 24 Two persons lately...have given me
occasion for thought.
Chr1 3.106 13 They are a relief from literature,--these
fresh draughts from
the sources of thought and sentiment;...
Chr1 3.106 21 How captivating is [children's] devotion
to their favorite
books...as feeling that they have a stake in that book;...and
total solitude of the critic, the Patmos of thought from which he
unconsciousness of any eyes that shall ever read this writing.
Chr1 3.106 27 ...wherever the vein of thought reaches
down into the
profound, there is no danger from vanity.
Chr1 3.107 9 I remember the thought which occurred to
me when some
ingenious and spiritual foreigners came to America, was, Have you been
victimized in being brought hither?...
Chr1 3.111 1 The coldest precisian cannot go abroad
inexplicable influences. One man fastens an eye on him and...the
that make him wretched either to keep or to betray must be
there are persons he cannot choose but remember, who gave a
expansion to his thought...
Mrs1 3.152 4 ...the bias of [Lilla's] nature was not to
thought, but to
Mrs1 3.153 9 ...the advantages which fashion values are
thrive in very confined localities, in a few streets namely. Out of
precinct they...are of no use...in the heaven of thought or virtue.
Gts 3.161 8 ...we might convey to some person that
associated with him in thought.
Nat2 3.170 11 ...we see what majestic beauties daily
wrap us in their
bosom. How willingly we would...escape the sophistication and second
Nat2 3.181 27 The men, though young, having tasted the
first drop from the
cup of thought, are already dissipated...
Nat2 3.183 16 Man carries...the whole astronomy and
in a thought.
Nat2 3.188 5 Each prophet comes presently to identify
himself with his
Nat2 3.191 9 Thought, virtue, beauty, were the ends [of
Nat2 3.191 10 ...it was known that men of thought and
had the headache...
Nat2 3.194 23 The uneasiness which the thought of our
helplessness in the
chain of causes occasions us, results from looking too much at one
condition of nature, namely, Motion.
Nat2 3.196 9 Nature is the incarnation of a thought...
Nat2 3.196 10 Nature is the incarnation of a thought,
and turns to a thought
Nat2 3.196 13 The world is mind precipitated, and the
volatile essence is
forever escaping again into the state of free thought.
Pol1 3.201 15 The history of the State sketches in
coarse outline the
progress of thought...
Pol1 3.207 8 The same necessity which secures the
rights of person and
property against the malignity or folly of the magistrate, determines
form and methods of governing, which are proper to each nation, and to
habit of thought...
Pol1 3.215 4 If I put myself in the place of my child,
and we stand in one
thought and see that things are thus or thus, that perception is law
Pol1 3.215 7 ...if, without carrying [my child] into
the thought, I look over
into his plot, and, guessing how it is with him, ordain this or that,
never obey me.
Pol1 3.217 10 Every thought which genius and piety
throw into the world, alters the world.
NR 3.225 13 The man momentarily stands for the thought,
but will not bear
NR 3.232 8 Wherever you go, a wit like your own has
been before you, and
has realized its thought.
NR 3.234 13 In modern sculpture, picture and poetry,
the beauty is
miscellaneous; the artist works here and there...instead of unfolding
of his thought.
NR 3.236 18 [Nature] will not remain orbed in a
NR 3.244 27 ...I would have...no speech, or action, or
thought, or friend, but the best.
NR 3.248 4 My companion assumes to know my mood and
NR 3.248 22 Could [my good men] but once understand
wished them God-speed, yet, out of my poverty of life and thought, had
word or welcome for them when they came to see me...it would be a great
NER 3.251 7 Whoever has had opportunity of acquaintance
with society in
New England during the last twenty-five years...will have been struck
the great activity of thought and experimenting.
NER 3.277 4 ...[every man at heart] wishes that the
same healing should
not stop in his thought...
NER 3.283 24 ...whether thy work be fine or coarse...so
only it be honest
work...it shall earn a reward to the senses as well as to the
UGM 4.5 7 [Man] believes that the great material
elements had their origin
from his thought.
UGM 4.6 10 I count him a great man who inhabits a
higher sphere of
UGM 4.13 19 Talk much with any man of vigorous
mind...and on each
occurrence we anticipate his thought.
UGM 4.17 27 The high functions of the intellect are so
allied that some
imaginative power usually appears in all eminent minds...especially in
meditative men of an intuitive habit of thought.
UGM 4.24 24 Not one [person] has a misgiving of being
wrong. Was it not
a bright thought that made things cohere with this bitumen, fastest of
UGM 4.29 8 How superior [are children] in their
and second thought!
UGM 4.30 9 Presently a dot appears on the animal [the
enlarges to a slit, and it becomes two perfect animals. The
detachment appears not less in all thought and in society.
UGM 4.31 15 ...bring to each [man] an intelligent
person of another
experience, and it is as if you let off water from a lake by cutting a
basin. It seems a mechanical advantage, and great benefit it is to each
speaker, as he can now paint out his thought to himself.
UGM 4.33 6 The study of many individuals leads us to an
region...wherein all touch by their summits. Thought and feeling that
out there cannot be impounded by any fence of personality.
PPh 4.39 12 Out of Plato come all things that are still
written and debated
among men of thought.
PPh 4.44 23 ...the writings of Plato have
preoccupied...every lover of
PPh 4.45 1 [Plato]...has almost impressed language and
the primary forms
of thought with his name and seal.
PPh 4.48 24 These strictly-blended elements [Unity and
Variety] it is the
problem of thought to separate and to reconcile.
PPh 4.51 15 These two principles [unity and diversity]
interpenetrate all things, all thought; the one, the many.
PPh 4.55 12 [Plato]...is resolved that the two poles of
thought shall appear
in his statement.
PPh 4.56 4 Thought seeks to know unity in unity;...
PPh 4.61 16 [Plato]...slopes his thought, however
picturesque the precipice
on one side, to an access from the plain.
PPh 4.67 25 There is no thought in any mind but it
quickly tends to convert
itself into a power and organizes a huge instrumentality of means.
PPh 4.69 8 ...every thought and thing restores us an
image and creature of
the supreme Good.
PPh 4.69 12 All things mount and mount. All [Plato's]
thought has this
PPh 4.77 1 Here is the world...perfect...not a mark of
haste, or botching, or
PNR 4.81 24 [Plato] represents...the power...of
carrying up every fact to
successive platforms and so disclosing in every fact a germ of
expansion. These expansions are in the essence of thought.
PNR 4.88 21 [Plato's] subtlety commended him to men of
PNR 4.89 7 All [Plato's] painting in the Republic must
mythical, with intent to bring out...his thought.
SwM 4.93 10 A higher class...are the poets, who...feed
the thought and
imagination with ideas and pictures...
SwM 4.93 21 What is singular about this region of
thought [the world of
morals and of will] is its claim.
SwM 4.104 14 ...Descartes...had filled Europe with the
leading thought of
vortical motion, as the secret of nature.
SwM 4.105 11 [Swedenborg] had a capacity to entertain
and vivify these
volumes of thought.
SwM 4.106 4 [Swedenborg's] varied and solid knowledge
makes his style
lustrous with points and shooting spiculae of thought...
SwM 4.114 5 The ancient doctrine of Hippocrates, that
the brain is a gland; and of Leucippus, that the atom may be known by
the mass;...is a favorite
thought of Swedenborg.
SwM 4.114 21 What was too small for the eye to detect
was read by the
aggregates; what was too large, by the units. There is no end to
[Swedenborg's] application of the thought.
SwM 4.115 3 A spirit may be known from only a single
SwM 4.123 14 [Swedenborg's] thought dwells in essential
SwM 4.124 27 That metempsychosis which is familiar in
mythology of the Greeks...in Swedenborg's mind has a more philosophic
character. It is subjective, or depends entirely upon the thought of
SwM 4.125 3 [To Swedenborg] Man is such as his
affection and thought
SwM 4.127 18 [Swedenborg's Conjugal Love] is a fine
development of the science of marriage; teaching that sex is universal,
not local; virility in the male qualifying every organ, act, and
the feminine in woman.
SwM 4.129 2 We meet, and dwell an instant under the
temple of one
SwM 4.129 4 We meet, and dwell an instant under the
temple of one
thought, and part, as though we parted not, to join another thought in
fellowships of joy.
SwM 4.129 22 Whether from a self-inquisitorial habit
that he grew into
from jealousy of the sins to which men of thought are liable,
[Swedenborg] has acquired, in disentangling and demonstrating that
particular form of
moral disease, an acumen which no conscience can resist.
SwM 4.132 6 It is dangerous to sculpture these
evanescing images of
SwM 4.133 13 Every thought [in Swedenborg's system of
the world] comes into each mind by influence from a society of spirits
SwM 4.135 5 The genius of Swedenborg, largest of all
modern souls in this [Hebraic] department of thought, wasted itself in
the endeavor to reanimate
and conserve what had already arrived at its natural term...
SwM 4.135 10 The genius of Swedenborg...wasted itself
in the endeavor to
reanimate and conserve what...in the great secular Providence, was
from its prominence, before Western modes of thought and expression.
SwM 4.138 27 Burns, with the wild humor of his
apostrophe to poor auld
Nickie Ben, O wad ye tak a thought, and mend!/ has the advantage of the
MoS 4.149 3 The game of thought is, on the appearance
of one of these two
sides [sensation and morals], to find the other...
MoS 4.150 27 In powerful moments, [the genius's]
thought has dissolved
the works of art and nature into their causes...
MoS 4.162 23 It seemed to me as if I had myself written
the book [Montaigne's Essays], in some former life, so sincerely it
spoke to my
thought and experience.
MoS 4.179 21 [The young spirit] did not expect a
sympathy with his
thought from the village...
MoS 4.180 2 There are these, and more than these
diseases of thought, which our ordinary teachers do not attempt to
MoS 4.180 26 Once admitted to the heaven of thought,
[some minds] see
no relapse into night...
MoS 4.183 14 A man of thought must feel the thought
that is parent of the
ShP 4.195 27 The first play [Shakespeare's Henry VIII]
was written by a
superior, thoughtful man, with a vicious ear. I can mark his lines, and
well their cadence. See Wolsey's soliloquy, and the following scene
Cromwell, where instead of the metre of Shakspeare, whose secret is
the thought constructs the tune...the lines are constructed on a given
ShP 4.198 15 Thought is the property of him who can
ShP 4.199 14 Is there at last in [the writer's] breast
a Delphi whereof to ask
concerning any thought or thing, whether it be verily so, yea or
ShP 4.204 14 Now, literature, philosophy and thought
ShP 4.211 10 ...[Shakespeare] read the hearts of men
second thought and wiles;...
ShP 4.215 7 The finest poetry was first experience; but
the thought has
suffered a transformation since it was an experience.
ShP 4.215 16 In the poet's mind the fact has gone quite
over into the new
element of thought, and has lost all that is exuvial.
ShP 4.218 13 Other admirable men have led lives in some
sort of keeping
with their thought; but this man [Shakespeare], in wide contrast.
NMW 4.223 5 ...Bonaparte...owes his predominance to the
which he expresses the tone of thought and belief, the aims of the
active and cultivated men.
NMW 4.226 8 ...Mirabeau plagiarized every good thought,
word that was spoken in France.
NMW 4.251 27 [Bonaparte] had hours of thought and
GoW 4.263 21 A new thought or a crisis of passion
apprises [the writer] that all that he has yet learned and written is
GoW 4.265 1 There is a certain heat in the
breast...which is the shining of
the spiritual sun down into the shaft of the mine. Every thought which
dawns on the mine, in the moment of its emergence announces its own
GoW 4.266 25 ...there is much to be said by the hermit
or monk in defence
of his life of thought and prayer.
GoW 4.269 26 ...how can [the writer] be honored...when
conventional criticism, or profligate novels, or at any rate write
GoW 4.277 2 ...[Goethe]...looked for [the Devil]...in
every shade of
coldness, selfishness and unbelief that...darkens over the human
GoW 4.281 11 A German public asks for a controlling
sincerity. Here is
activity of thought; but what is it for?
GoW 4.286 27 ...especially his relations to remarkable
minds and to critical
epochs of thought:--these [Goethe] magnifies.
ET1 5.4 20 The young scholar fancies it happiness
enough to live with
people who can give an inside to the world; without reflecting that
prisoners, too, of their own thought...
ET1 5.24 20 ...[Wordsworth] surprised by the hard
limits of his thought.
ET2 5.33 9 As we neared the land [England], its genius
was felt. This was
inevitably the British side. In every man's thought arises now a new
ET4 5.47 7 In race, it is not the broad shoulders, or
litheness, or stature that
give advantage, but a symmetry that reaches as far as to the wit. Then
miracle and renown begin. Then first we care to...copy heedfully the
training...which resulted in this...delicacy of thought...
ET4 5.50 25 Everything English is a fusion of distant
elements. The language is mixed;...the currents of thought are
ET4 5.54 22 I found plenty of well-marked English
types...a Norman type, with the complacency that belongs to that
constitution. Others who might
be Americans, for any thing that appeared in their complexion or form;
their speech was much less marked and their thought much less bound.
ET5 5.77 25 A man of that [English] brain thinks and
acts thus; and his
neighbor, being afflicted with the same kind of brain...is ready to
justice of the thought and act in his retainer or tenant...
ET5 5.79 1 ...in a bargain, no prospect of advantage is
so dear to the [English] merchant as the thought of being tricked is
ET5 5.80 4 [The English] are jealous of minds that have
much facility of
association, from an instinctive fear that the seeing many relations to
thought might impair this serial continuity and lucrative
ET5 5.80 8 [The English]...cannot conceal their
contempt for sallies of
ET5 5.84 26 Every article of cutlery [in England]
shows, in its shape, thought and long experience of workmen.
ET5 5.88 9 Nothing is more in the line of English
thought than our
unvarnished Connecticut question, Pray, sir, how do you get your living
when you are at home?
ET5 5.100 10 In Parliament, in pulpits, in theatres [in
England], when the
speakers rise to thought and passion, the language becomes
ET6 5.103 16 A terrible machine has possessed itself of
the ground, the air, the men and women [in England], and hardly even
thought is free.
ET8 5.127 9 [The English], too, believe that where
there is no enjoyment of
life there can be no vigor and art in speech or thought;...
ET10 5.167 22 ...in these crises [of political
enconomy] all are ruined
except such as are proper individuals, capable of thought and of new
ET11 5.186 22 [The English upper classes] have...a pure
tone of thought
ET11 5.195 5 Elizabeth extended her thought to the
ET13 5.223 7 ...[the English clergyman] entertains your
thought or your
project with sympathy and praise.
ET13 5.223 10 ...[the English clergyman] entertains
your thought or your
project with sympathy and praise. But if a second clergyman come in,
sympathy is at an end: two together are inaccessible to your thought...
ET13 5.230 22 Where dwells the religion [of England]?
Tell me first where
dwells electricity, or motion, or thought...
ET14 5.232 4 A strong common sense...marks the English
mind for a
thousand years; a rude strength newly applied to thought...
ET14 5.236 3 The ardor and endurance of [English]
study...their fancy and
imagination and easy spanning of vast distances of
ET14 5.241 5 Plato had signified the same sense, when
he said, All the
great arts require a subtle and speculative research into the law of
nature, since loftiness of thought and perfect mastery over every
subject seem to be
derived from some such source as this.
ET14 5.241 17 A few generalizations always circulate in
the world... which...appear to be avenues to vast kingdoms of
ET14 5.242 13 In England these [generalizations]...do
all have a kind of
filial retrospect to Plato and the Greeks. Of this kind is...Hegel's
civil history, as the conflict of ideas and the victory of the deeper
ET14 5.243 22 [Locke's] countrymen...disused the
studies once so beloved; the powers of thought fell into neglect.
ET14 5.245 2 [Hume] owes his fame to one keen
observation, that no
copula had been detected between any cause and effect, either in
ET14 5.245 14 ...[Hallam's] eye does not reach to the
new thought must be cast into the old moulds.
ET14 5.251 2 It would be easy to add exceptions to the
limitary tone of
ET14 5.254 3 ...for the most part the natural science
in England...is as void
of imagination and free play of thought as conveyancing.
ET16 5.284 8 We [Emerson and Carlyle] came to Wilton
and to Wilton
Hall...the frequent home of Sir Philip Sidney...where he conversed with
Lord Brooke, a man of deep thought...
ET18 5.303 25 ...who would see...the explosion of their
forces, must follow the swarms...pouring out now for two hundred years
from the British islands...carrying the Saxon seed, with its
and for thought...
ET18 5.305 9 There is cramp limitation in
[Englishmen's] habit of
F 6.4 11 By obeying each thought frankly...we learn at
last its power.
F 6.11 12 ...[a man] is an adulterer before he has yet
looked on the woman, by...the defect of thought in his constitution.
F 6.21 2 ...if we give it the high sense in which the
poets use it, even
thought itself is not above Fate;...
F 6.21 6 ...high over thought...Fate appears as
F 6.21 26 Thus we trace Fate...in thought and character
F 6.22 24 On one side elemental order...and on the
other part thought...
F 6.26 20 We hear eagerly every thought and word quoted
F 6.26 25 ...in [the intellectual man's] presence...we
forget very fast what
he says, much more interested in the new play of our own thought than
any thought of his.
F 6.27 12 Our thought...affirms an oldest necessity...
F 6.27 14 Our thought...affirms an oldest necessity,
not to be separated
F 6.28 5 Thought dissolves the material universe...
F 6.28 8 Of two men, each obeying his own thought, he
whose thought is
deepest will be the strongest character.
F 6.28 12 If thought makes free, so does the moral
F 6.31 26 Fate then is a name for facts not yet passed
under the fire of
F 6.43 14 By and by [man] will...have his gardens and
vineyards in the
beautiful order and productiveness of his thought.
F 6.43 18 If the wall remain adamant, it accuses the
want of thought.
F 6.44 4 The whole world is the flux of matter over the
wires of thought to
the poles or points where it would build.
F 6.44 6 The races of men rise out of the ground
preoccupied with a
thought which rules them...
F 6.44 9 The quality of the thought differences the
Egyptian and the
F 6.45 27 If the threads are there, thought can follow
and show them.
Pow 6.74 21 [Many an artist] is up to nature and the
First Cause in his
Pow 6.79 7 It is not question to express our thought,
to elect our way, but to
overcome resistances of the medium and material in everything we do.
Wth 6.85 20 Intimate ties subsist between thought and
Wth 6.88 17 ...every thought of every hour opens a new
want to [a man]...
Wth 6.91 16 ...if [a man] wishes the power and
privilege of thought...he
must bring his wants within his proper power to satisfy.
Wth 6.93 13 Power is what [men of sense] want...power
to give...form and
actuality to their thought;...
Wth 6.94 9 Each of these idealists, working after his
thought, would make
it tyrannical, if he could.
Wth 6.99 18 Man was born to be rich, or inevitably
grows rich...by the
union of thought with nature.
Wth 6.115 6 ...the pale scholar leaves his desk
to...get a juster statement of
his thought, in the garden-walk.
Wth 6.115 14 [The pale scholar]...by and by wakes up
from his idiot dream
of chickweed and red-root, to remember his morning thought...
Wth 6.122 16 When a citizen...comes out and buys land
in the country, his
first thought is to a fine outlook from his windows;...
Wth 6.126 17 The bread [a man] eats is first strength
and animal spirits; it
becomes, in higher laboratories, imagery and thought;...
Ctr 6.150 25 ...[the man of the world] allows himself
to be surprised into
Ctr 6.156 11 In the morning,--solitude; said
Pythagoras;...that [nature's] favorite may make acquaintance with those
divine strengths which disclose
themselves to serious and abstracted thought.
Ctr 6.156 24 We say solitude, to mark the character of
the tone of
Ctr 6.160 19 There is a certain loftiness of thought
and power to marshal
and adjust particulars, which can only come from an insight of their
Bhr 6.169 15 What are [manners] but thought entering
the hands and feet...
Bhr 6.178 13 When a thought strikes us, the eyes fix
and remain gazing at a
Bhr 6.179 6 What inundation of life and thought is
discharged from one
soul into another, through [the eyes]!
Bhr 6.182 13 ...[Balzac] says, The look, the voice, the
respiration, and the
attitude or walk, are identical. But, as it has not been given to man
power to stand guard at once over these four different simultaneous
expressions of his thought, watch that one which speaks out the truth,
you will know the whole man.
Bhr 6.185 24 ...[Blanche] can afford to express every
thought by instant
Bhr 6.188 2 ...the thought of the present moment has a
greater value than
all the past.
Bhr 6.189 15 ...even the size of your companion seems
to vary with his
freedom of thought.
Bhr 6.191 13 Jacobi said that when a man has fully
expressed his thought, he has somewhat less possession of it.
Bhr 6.191 16 In explaining his thought to others, [a
man] explains it to
Bhr 6.196 9 It is good to give a stranger...a night's
lodging. It is better to be
hospitable to his good meaning and thought...
Wsp 6.219 7 ...to [man]...the lures of passion and the
duty are opened; and the next lesson taught is the continuation of the
inflexible law of matter into the subtile kingdom of will and of
Wsp 6.224 7 A man cannot utter two or three sentences
to intelligent ears precisely where he stands in life and thought...
Wsp 6.230 18 Why should I give up my thought, because I
an objection to it?
Wsp 6.235 27 [Benedict said] I would not degrade myself
by casting about
in my memory for a thought...
Wsp 6.236 1 If the thought come, I would give it
CbW 6.269 11 Inestimable is he to whom we can say what
we cannot say
to ourselves. Others...bereave us of the power of thought...
CbW 6.271 2 Our habit of thought...is not
Bty 6.288 12 ...the first step into thought lifts this
mountain of necessity.
Bty 6.288 13 Thought is the pent air-ball which can
rive the planet...
Bty 6.288 16 ...the beauty which certain objects have
for [man] is the
friendly fire which expands the thought...
Bty 6.294 3 ...this demand in our thought for an ever
onward action is the
argument for the immortality.
Bty 6.301 17 This is the triumph of
expression...charming us with a power
so fine and friendly and intoxicating that it makes admired persons
insipid, and the thought of passing our lives with them insupportable.
Bty 6.301 20 There are faces...so flushed and rippled
by the play of
thought, that we can hardly find what the mere features really are.
Bty 6.306 4 ...I find...the beauty ever in proportion
to the depth of thought.
Bty 6.306 16 ...there is a climbing scale of
culture...up through...signs and
tokens of thought and character in manners...
Ill 6.318 20 The fine star-dust and nebulous blur in
down and be dealt with in your household thought.
Ill 6.319 19 ...who has...come to the conviction that
what seems the
succession of thought is only the distribution of wholes into causal
Ill 6.320 3 Though the world exist from thought,
thought is daunted in
presence of the world.
Ill 6.320 10 ...what avails it that science has come to
treat space and time as
simply forms of thought...
Ill 6.320 15 ...what avails it that...our pretension of
property and even of
self-hood are fading with the rest, if, at last, even our thoughts are
finalities, but the incessant flowing and ascension reach these also,
thought which yesterday was a finality, to-day is yielding to a larger
SS 7.4 20 ...[my new friend] consoled himself with the
delicious thought of
the inconceivable number of places where he was not.
SS 7.9 26 We must infer that the ends of thought were
peremptory, if they
were to be secured at such ruinous cost.
Civ 7.19 16 A nation that has no clothing...no abstract
thought, we call
Civ 7.24 13 Scraps of science, of thought, of poetry
are in the coarsest
sheet, so that in every house we hesitate to burn a newspaper until we
looked it through.
Civ 7.28 11 ...after much thought and many experiments
we managed to
meet the conditions, and to fold up the letter in such invisible
as [Electricity] could carry in those invisible pockets of his...
Art2 7.37 14 On one side in primary communication with
through thought and instinct, the human mind on the other side
the publication and embodiment of its thought...
Art2 7.37 17 On one side in primary communication with
through thought and instinct, the human mind on the other side tends,
equal necessity, to the publication and embodiment of its thought...
Art2 7.37 22 Every thought that arises in the mind, in
its rising aims to pass
out of the mind into act;...
Art2 7.38 2 Thought is the seed of action;...
Art2 7.38 3 Thought is the seed of action; but action
is as much its second
form as thought is its first.
Art2 7.38 4 [Action] rises in thought, to the end that
it may uttered and
Art2 7.38 6 The more profound the thought, the more
Art2 7.38 13 The utterance of thought and emotion in
speech and action
may be conscious or unconscious.
Art2 7.38 21 The conscious utterance of thought, by
speech or action, to
any end, is Art.
Art2 7.47 1 The highest praise we can attribute to any
writer, painter, sculptor, builder, is, that he actually possessed the
thought or feeling with
which he has inspired us
Art2 7.49 17 The poet aims...to subject to thought
things seen without (voluntary) thought.
Art2 7.49 18 The poet aims...to subject to thought
things seen without (voluntary) thought.
Elo1 7.63 9 No one can survey the face of an excited
being apprised of new opportunity for painting in fire human thought...
Elo1 7.74 18 There is a petty lawyer's fluency, which
impressive...though it be...nothing more than a facility of expressing
accuracy and speed what everybody thinks and says more slowly; without
new information, or precision of thought...
Elo1 7.89 23 By applying the habits of a higher style
of thought to the
common affairs of this world, [the orator] introduces beauty and
magnificence wherever he goes.
Elo1 7.90 9 Condense some daily experience into a
glowing symbol, and an
audience is electrified. They feel as if they already possessed some
right and power over a fact which they can detach, and so completely
master in thought.
Elo1 7.94 23 If you would correct my false view of
facts,--hold up to me
the same facts in the true order of thought...
Elo1 7.99 2 One thought the philosophers of
Demosthenes's own time
found running through all his orations,--this namely, that virtue
DL 7.106 23 ...Pilgrim's Progress,--what mines of
thought and emotion... are in this encyclopaedia of young thinking!
DL 7.107 27 Do you think any rhetoric or any romance
would get your ear
from the wise gypsy...who could explain...your habits of thought, your
tastes, and in every explanation, not sever you from the whole, but
you to it?
DL 7.110 24 I am afraid that, so considered, our houses
will not be found... to express the best thought.
DL 7.119 4 ...let this stranger...in your looks, in
your accent and behavior, read...your thought and will...
DL 7.123 14 ...every man is provided in his thought
with a measure of man
which he applies to every passenger.
DL 7.127 16 We see on the lip of our companion the
presence or absence of
the great masters of thought and poetry to his mind.
DL 7.130 11 ...every generous thought illustrates the
walls of your chamber.
DL 7.132 21 When [man] perceives the Law, he ceases to
he sees it, every thought and act is raised...
DL 7.133 3 ...the pulses of thought that go to the
borders of the universe, let
them proceed from the bosom of the Household.
Farm 7.144 8 The good rocks...say to [the farmer]: We
have the sacred
power as we received it. We have not failed of our trust, and
gas we have hoarded, mingle it with water, and let it be free to grow
plants and animals and obey the thought of man.
Farm 7.145 18 Nations burn with internal fire of
thought and affection...
WD 7.161 9 What shall we say of the ocean
performance astonished mankind as if the intellect were...shooting the
thrills of life and thought through the unwilling brain?
WD 7.170 8 There are days when the great are near
WD 7.174 10 ...every man in moments of deeper thought
is apprised that he
is repeating the experiences of the people in the streets of Thebes or
WD 7.182 3 ...what has been best done in the
world,--the works of genius,-- cost nothing. There is no painful
effort, but it is the spontaneous flowing of
WD 7.183 21 ...the least acceleration of thought and
the least increase of
power of thought, make life to seem and to be of vast duration.
WD 7.183 22 ...the least acceleration of thought and
the least increase of
power of thought, make life to seem and to be of vast duration.
WD 7.185 16 ...this is the progress of every earnest
mind;...from local skills
and the economy which reckons the amount of production per hour to the
finer economy which respects the quality of what is done, and...the
with which it flows from ourselves; then to the depth of thought it
Boks 7.190 19 A company of the wisest and wittiest men
that could be
picked out of all civil countries in a thousand years have [in the
chosen library] set in best order the results of their learning and
wisdom. The men themselves were hid and inaccessible...but the thought
did not uncover to their bosom friend is here written out in
words to us...
Boks 7.198 11 You find in [Plato] that which you have
already found in
Homer, now ripened to thought...
Boks 7.198 20 In Plato you explore...all that in
thought, which the history
of Europe embodies or has yet to embody.
Boks 7.203 17 The reader of these books [of the
Platonists] makes new
acquaintance with his own mind; new regions of thought are opened.
Boks 7.207 3 ...in the Elizabethan era [the scholar] is
at the richest period
of the English mind, with the chief men of action and of thought which
nation has produced...
Boks 7.210 5 Now [the bidders for the Valdarfer
Boccaccio] talked apart, now ate a biscuit, now made a bet, but without
the least thought of yielding
one to the other.
Clbs 7.225 7 ...thought is the native air of the
Clbs 7.226 5 ...the staple of conversation is widely
unlike in its circles. Sometimes it is facts...sometimes it is
Clbs 7.227 7 The experience of retired men is
positive,--that we lose our
days and are barren of thought for want of some person to talk with.
Clbs 7.227 24 Thought is the child of the intellect...
Clbs 7.229 8 Later, when books tire, thought has a more
Clbs 7.230 6 ...no thought is alone...
Clbs 7.231 21 [The lover of letters among the men of
wit and learning] could not find that he was helped by so much as one
Clbs 7.232 24 Some men love only to talk where they are
masters. ... They
go rarely to thei equals, and then...listen badly or do not listen to
comment or to the thought by which the company strive to repay them;...
Clbs 7.236 19 Conversation is the vent of character as
well as of thought;...
Clbs 7.236 25 [Dr. Johnson's] obvious religion or
superstition, his deep
wish that they should think so or so, weighs with [his company],--so
is...a constitutional value for a thought or opinion, among the
men and women who make up society;...
Clbs 7.240 9 You may condemn [the eloquent man's] book,
but can you
fight against his thought?
Clbs 7.244 23 The man of thought, the man of
letters...whom you so much
wish to find,--each of these is wishing to be found.
Clbs 7.245 1 The man of thought...the man of manners
and culture, whom
you so much wish to find,--each of these is wishing to be found. Each
wishes to open his thought, his knowledge, his social skill to the
your company and affection;...
Clbs 7.249 24 Every man brings into society some
partial thought and local
Cour 7.274 26 Sacred courage indicates...that [a
man]...will venture all to
put in act the invisible thought in his mind.
Cour 7.275 7 [The man with sacres courage] wishes to
break every yoke all
over the world which hinders his brother from acting after his thought.
Cour 7.275 17 ...the rack, the fire...appear trials
beyond the endurance of
common humanity; but to the hero [who]...measures these penalties
the good which his thought surveys, these terrors vanish as darkness at
Suc 7.292 1 ...it is rare to find a man who believes
his own thought...
Suc 7.292 7 We do not believe our own thought;...
Suc 7.293 19 It is the dulness of the multitude that
they cannot see the
house in the ground-plan; the working, in the model of the projector.
it is a thought...it is a chimera;...
Suc 7.297 3 There is no...great material wealth of any
kind, but if you trace
it home, you will find it rooted in a thought of some individual man.
Suc 7.299 17 Is...the college where you first knew the
dreams of fancy and
joys of thought, only boards or brick and mortar?
Suc 7.300 15 If thought is form, sentiment is color.
Suc 7.301 8 If we follow this hint [of correspondence]
into our intellectual
education, we shall find that it is...not new dogmas...that are our
first need; but to watch and tenderly cherish the intellectual and
moral sensibilities, those fountains of right thought...
Suc 7.310 24 Which of [the most sanguine] has
awkward or tedious or incapable of study, thought or heroism...
Suc 7.311 4 ...to redeem defeat by new thought...that
is not easy...
OA 7.328 3 In old persons...we often observe a fair,
plump, perennial, waxen complexion, which indicates that all the
ferment of earlier days has
subsided into serenity of thought and behavior.
OA 7.330 4 ...especially we have a certain insulated
thought, which haunts
us, but remains insulated and barren.
OA 7.330 13 The day comes...when the lonely thought,
which seemed so
wise, yet half-wise, half-thought...is suddenly matched in our mind by
PI 8.5 3 ...somewhat was murmured in our ear...that
under chemistry was
power and purpose: power and purpose ride on matter to the last atom.
was steeped in thought...
PI 8.5 4 ...somewhat was murmured in our ear...that
under chemistry was
power and purpose: power and purpose ride on matter to the last atom.
was steeped in thought, did everywhere express thought;...
PI 8.7 2 ...as soon as once thought begins, it refuses
to remember whose
brain it belongs to;...
PI 8.7 6 ...as soon as once thought begins, it refuses
to remember whose
brain it belongs to;...and goes whirling off...in a direction
law of thought and not by law of kitchen clock or county committee.
PI 8.7 8 One of these vortices or self-directions of
thought is the impulse to
search resemblance, affinity, identity, in all its objects...
PI 8.8 9 Identity of law...perfect parallelism between
the laws of Nature
and the laws of thought exist.
PI 8.11 6 ...the secondary use [of a fact], as it is a
figure or illustration of
my thought, it the real worth.
PI 8.11 15 The mind, penetrated with its sentiment or
its thought, projects it
outward on whatever it beholds.
PI 8.13 11 Vivacity of expression may indicate this
high gift, even when
the thought is of no great scope...
PI 8.13 15 A happy symbol is a sort of evidence that
your thought is just.
PI 8.13 16 I had rather have a good symbol of my
suffrage of Kant or Plato.
PI 8.17 15 [Poetry] is a presence of mind that gives a
of all means of uttering the thought and feeling of the moment.
PI 8.17 22 A deep insight will always, like Nature,
ultimate its thought in a
PI 8.19 2 In the presence and conversation of a true
poet, teeming with
images to express his enlarging thought, his person, his form, grows
to our fascinated eyes.
PI 8.19 23 ...the world exists for thought...
PI 8.20 5 ...Swedenborg [expressed the same sense],
when he said, There is
nothing existing in human thought, even though relating to the most
mysterious tenet of faith, but has combined with it a natural and
PI 8.21 18 A thought, any thought...dwarfs matter,
custom, and all but itself.
PI 8.22 7 Genius certifies its entire possession of its
thought, by translating
it into a fact which perfectly represents it...
PI 8.22 16 Man runs about restless and in pain when his
condition or the
objects about him do not fully match his thought.
PI 8.24 27 It was sensation;...when the mind acted, it
was knowledge; when
mind acted on it as knowledge, it was thought.
PI 8.27 9 ...as a talent [poetry] is a magnetic
tenaciousness of an image, and
by the treatment demonstrating that this pigment of thought is as
and objective to the poet as is the ground on which he stands...
PI 8.28 18 Lear...thinks every man who suffers must
have the like cause
with his own. What, have his daughters brought him to this pass? But
when...his mind rests from this thought, he becomes fanciful with Tom,
playing with the superficial resemblances of objects.
PI 8.29 5 ...imagination [is] a perception and
affirming of a real relation
between a thought and some material fact.
PI 8.30 15 ...in poetry, the master rushes to deliver
his thought, and the
words and images fly to him to express it;...
PI 8.32 22 Later, the thought, the happy image which
expressed it and
which was a true experience of the poet, recurs to mind...
PI 8.33 11 We detect at once by [style] whether the
writer has a firm grasp
on his fact or thought...
PI 8.33 14 In proportion always to [the writer's]
possession of his thought
is his defiance of his readers.
PI 8.34 11 ...every word in language...becomes poetic
in the hands of a
PI 8.34 26 ...to convert the vivid energies acting at
this hour in New York
and Chicago and San Francisco, into universal symbols, requires a
and commanding thought.
PI 8.36 3 The writer in the parlor has more presence of
mind, more wit and
fancy, more play of thought, on the incidents that occur at table or
house, than in the politics of Germany or Rome.
PI 8.39 17 [The poet] knows that he did not make his
thought made him...
PI 8.47 10 ...human passion, seizing these
constitutional tunes, aims to fill
them with appropriate words, or marry music to thought...
PI 8.47 12 ...human passion, seizing these
constitutional tunes, aims to fill
them with appropriate words, or marry music to thought,
every thought its proper melody or rhyme exists...
PI 8.52 14 ...when we rise into the world of
thought...speech refines into
order and harmony.
PI 8.52 27 ...rhyme is the transparent frame that
allows almost the pure
architecture of thought to become visible to the mental eye.
PI 8.54 12 ...the rhyme is there in the theme, thought
and image themselves.
PI 8.54 21 Ever as the thought mounts, the expression
PI 8.64 22 Bring us...poetry which tastes the world and
reports of it, upbuilding the world again in the thought;...
PI 8.69 4 Vexatious to find poets, who are by
excellence the thinking and
feeling of the world, deficient in truth of intellect and of affection.
conscience unfaithful, and thought unwise.
PI 8.70 23 Every man may be...lifted to a platform
whence he looks beyond
sense to moral and spiritual truth, and in that mood...strings worlds
beads upon his thought.
PI 8.71 15 ...you must have the vivacity of the poet to
perceive in the
thought its futurities.
PI 8.72 7 The number of successive saltations the
nimble thought can
make, measures the difference between the highest and lowest of
PI 8.74 21 We too shall know how to take up...this
Western civilization, into thought...
SA 8.82 11 ...thought disposes the limbs and the
SA 8.82 13 Give me a thought, and my hands and legs and
voice and face
will all go right.
SA 8.82 16 ...we are awkward for want of thought.
SA 8.91 24 ...in the effort to unfold our thought to a
friend we make it
clearer to ourselves...
SA 8.103 25 The young men in America at this moment
take little thought
of what men in England are thinking or doing.
SA 8.106 23 ...those people, and no others, interest
us, who believe in their
Elo2 8.113 2 By leading [people's] thought [the
eloquent man] leads their
Elo2 8.114 12 ...you may find [the orator] in some
lowly Bethel, by the
seaside, where a hard-featured, scarred and wrinkled Methodist becomes
the poet of the sailor and the fisherman, whilst he pours out the
streams of his thought through a language all glittering and fiery with
Elo2 8.117 14 The special ingredients of this force [of
eloquence] are... logic; imagination, or the skill to clothe your
thought in natural images;...
Elo2 8.121 11 In moments of clearer thought or deeper
sympathy, the voice
will attain a music and penetration which surprises the speaker as much
Elo2 8.125 15 ...when any orator at the bar or in the
Senate rises in his
thought, he descends in his language...
Elo2 8.125 17 ...when [the orator] rises to any height
of thought or of
passion he comes down to a language level with the ear of all his
Elo2 8.128 1 The doctor [Charles Chauncy]...had lost
some natural relation
to men, and quick application of his thought to the course of events.
Elo2 8.130 9 ...such possession of thought as is here
eloquence]...is one of the most beautiful and cogent weapons that are
forged in the shop of the Divine Artificer.
Elo2 8.132 23 Here [in the United States] is room for
every degree of [eloquence], on every one of its ascending
stages,--that of useful speech... that of political advice and
persuasion...reaching...into a vast future, and so
compelling the best thought and noblest administrative ability that the
citizen can offer.
Comc 8.158 19 The whole of Nature is agreeable to the
whole of thought, or to the Reason;...
Comc 8.171 12 More food for the Comic is afforded
whenever the personal
appearance, the face, form and manners, are subjects of thought with
QO 8.180 1 In this delay and vacancy of thought we must
make the best
amends we can...
QO 8.180 5 If we confine ourselves to literature, 't is
easy to see that the
debt is immense to past thought.
QO 8.180 15 ...if we find in India or Arabia a book out
of our horizon of
thought and tradition, we are soon taught by new researches in its
country to discover its foregoers...
QO 8.185 24 Wordsworth's hero acting on the plan which
childish thought, is Schiller's Tell him to reverence the dreams of his
QO 8.189 27 Each man of thought is surrounded by wiser
men than he...
QO 8.191 9 We may like well to know what is Plato's and
Montesquieu's or Goethe's part, and what thought was always dear to the
QO 8.192 25 Whoever expresses to us a just thought
makes ridiculous the
pains of the critic who should tell him where such a word had been said
QO 8.193 23 Every word in the language has once been
used happily. The
ear, caught by that felicity, retains it, and it is used again and
again, as if the
charm belonged to the word and not to the life of thought which so
QO 8.194 20 The profoundest thought or passion sleeps
as in a mine until
an equal mind and heart finds and publishes it.
QO 8.196 14 It is a curious reflex effect of this
enhancement of our thought
by citing it from another, that many men can write better under a mask
QO 8.197 6 Our best thought came from others.
QO 8.200 10 ...every individual is only a momentary
fixation of what was
yesterday another's, is to-day his and will belong to a third
to-morrow. So it
is in thought.
QO 8.200 11 Our knowledge is the amassed thought and
QO 8.201 26 Genius is...the capacity of receiving just
impressions from the
external world, and the power of coordinating these after the laws of
QO 8.202 2 ...if the thinker feels that the thought
most strictly his own is
not his own...the oldest thoughts become new and fertile whilst he
QO 8.202 22 All spontaneous thought is irrespective of
QO 8.204 11 ...thought has its own proper motion...
PC 8.211 20 We have been taught to tread familiarly on
giddy heights of
PC 8.233 16 ...in certain historic periods there have
been times of
negation,-a decay of thought...
PPo 8.235 2 Go transmute crime to wisdom, learn to
stem/ The vice of
Japhet by the thought of Shem./
PPo 8.247 12 [Hafiz's] was the fluent mind in which
every thought and
feeling came readily to the lips.
PPo 8.248 6 The other merit of Hafiz is his
intellectual liberty, which is a
certificate of profound thought.
PPo 8.250 13 ...if you mistake [Hafiz] for a low
rioter, he turns short on
you...to ejaculate with equal fire the most unpalatable affirmations of
sentiment and contempt for the world. Sometimes it is a glance from the
height of thought...
PPo 8.255 1 The muleteers and camel-drivers, on their
way through the
desert, sing snatches of [Hafiz's] songs, not so much for the thought
their joyful temper and tone;...
Insp 8.269 17 [The intellect's] supplies are found
without much thought as
Insp 8.270 24 In the savage man, thought is
Insp 8.272 24 ...not the immortality of the private
soul is incredible, after
we have experienced an insight, a thought.
Insp 8.275 18 Socrates, Menu, Confucius, Zertusht,-we
recognize in all of
them this ardor to solve the hints of thought.
Insp 8.276 11 [Inspiration] seems a semi-animal heat;
as if...a genial
companion, or a new thought suggested in book or conversation could
Insp 8.281 21 ...in writing a letter to a friend we may
find that we rise to a
thought and to a cordial power of expression that costs no effort...
Insp 8.283 13 Seneca says of an almost fatal sickness
that befell him, The
thought of my father...restrained me;...
Insp 8.286 21 ...in our good days a well-ordered mind
has a new thought
awaiting it every morning.
Insp 8.287 2 ...we take as much delight in finding the
right place for an old
observation, as in a new thought.
Insp 8.292 18 ...in discourse with a friend, our
Insp 8.292 20 ...in discourse with a friend, our
thought...detaches itself, and
allows itself to be seen as a thought...
Insp 8.292 22 For provocation of thought, we use
ourselves and use each
Insp 8.293 7 ...a writer must find an audience up to
Insp 8.293 14 ...two men of good mind will excite each
other's activity, each attempting still to cap the other's thought.
Insp 8.294 24 We...cannot control and domesticate at
will the high states of
contemplation and continuous thought.
Insp 8.295 24 Only our newest knowledge works as a
source of inspiration
Insp 8.297 6 [Scholars] are men whom a book could
entertain, a new
Grts 8.300 2 True dignity abides with him alone/ Who,
in the silent hour of
inward thought,/ Can still suspect, and still revere himself,/ In
Grts 8.307 10 ...none of us will ever accomplish
anything excellent or
commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him
alone. Swedenborg called it the proprium,-not a thought shared with
others, but constitutional to the man.
Grts 8.308 18 This necessity...of speaking your private
experience, few young men apprehend.
Grts 8.308 21 Set ten men to write their journal for
one day, and nine of
them will leave out their thought, or proper result...
Grts 8.309 7 ...the rule of the orator begins...when
the thought which he
stands for gives its own authority to him...
Imtl 8.327 18 Milton anticipated the leading thought of
Imtl 8.328 6 Sixty years ago...the habits and thought
of religious persons, were all directed on death.
Imtl 8.329 1 A man of thought is willing to die,
willing to live;...
Imtl 8.330 22 ...I have in mind the expression of an
older believer, who
once said to me, The thought that this frail being is never to end is
overwhelming that my only shelter is God's presence.
Imtl 8.333 16 Here is this wonderful thought. But
whence came it?
Imtl 8.333 19 Here is this wonderful thought. But
whence came it? Who
put it in the mind? It was not I, it was not you; it is
thought and virtue...
Imtl 8.343 14 [The moral sentiment] risks or ruins
property, health, life
itself, without hesitation, for its thought...
Imtl 8.343 22 As soon as thought is exercised, this
belief [in immortality] is
Imtl 8.344 18 The revelation that is true is written on
the palms of the
hands, the thought of our mind, the desire of our heart, or nowhere.
Imtl 8.345 5 ...we live by choice; by will, by thought,
Imtl 8.348 17 Within every man's thought is a higher
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