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FC: Ralph Waldo Emerson "The Conduct of Life"

1: "Man is the prisoner of his power " Emerson, Ralph W. "The Conduct of Life"

2: "Whilst all the world is in pursuit of power, and of wealth as a means of power, culture corrects the theory of success."

4: "The skill to get money makes him a miser, that is, a begger."

5: "A man is prisoner of his power"

6: "Let us make our education brave and preventive." Emerson, Ralph W. "The Conduct of Life

7: "Our efficiency depends so much on our concentration"

9: "A topical memory makes him an almanac; a talent for debate."

12: "Nature has no mercy, and sacrifices the performer to get it done." Emerson, Ralph W. "The Conduct of Life"

14: "Nature is reckless of the individual."

16: "The fossil strata show us that Nature began with rudimental forms , and rose to the more complex"

17: "Nature has no mercy, and sacrifices the performer to get it done"

19: "If she wants a thumb, she makes one at the cost of arms and legs, and any excess of power in one part is usually paid for at once by some defect in a contiguous part"

20: "Books, as containing the finest records of human wit, must always enter into our notion of culture. The best heads that ever existed, Pericles, Plato, Julius Caesar, Shakspeare, Goethe, Milton, were well-read, universally educated men" Emerson Ralph, W. "The Conduct of Life"

27: "The word of ambition at the present day is Culture."

28: "Books are good only as far as a boy is ready for them."

29: "Their opinion has weight, because they had means of knowing the opposite opinion."

31: Ralph Waldo Emerson by alban_acim 1 comment Tagged with emerson, waldo, ralph Uploaded September 8, 2007 See alban_acim's photos or profile. Slide # 1

32: Happy President's Day by Cayusa 93 comments 112 faves Tagged with selfportrait, money, self, bart ... Taken on February 19, 2008, uploaded February 18, 2008 Taken in Reisterstown, Maryland (map) slide # 2

33: Powerful or Pitiful ? by ioptik52 Taken on September 10, 2007, uploaded September 10, 2007 See more of ioptik52's photos, or visit his profile. slide # 3

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37: School Bus Top by Johnny Blood 18 comments 52 faves Tagged with blue, school, light, sky ... Taken on March 12, 2006, uploaded March 13, 2006 Taken in Brodhead, Wisconsin (map) See more of Johnny Blood's photos, or visit his profile. Slide # 8

38: This is what an educated person looks like. by kroboz Tagged with kroboz, cerritoscommencement Taken on May 12, 2007, uploaded May 13, 2007 See kroboz's photos or profile. SLide # 9

39: Success by aloshbennett 25 comments 23 faves Tagged with poster, lomography, ladder, minimalism ... Taken on June 24, 2007, uploaded June 24, 2007 See more of aloshbennett's photos, or visit his profile. Slide # 10

40: culture is not a crime by Dawn Endico 11 comments 43 faves 4 notes Tagged with apple, powerbook, macintosh, is ... Taken on May 27, 2005, uploaded May 27, 2005 See more of Dawn Endico's photos, or visit her profile. Slide # 11

41: pure nature colours by weirena 160 comments 64 faves Tagged with trees, light, red, sky ... Uploaded February 23, 2008 See more of weirena's photos, or visit her profile. Slide # 13

42: Mother Nature's Song.. by Cherishlovespink 102 comments 115 faves Tagged with california, green, nature, water ... Taken on September 8, 2007, uploaded September 10, 2007 See more of Cherishlovespink's photos, or visit her profile. Slide # 14

43: Cold Water Falls by deanna515 76 comments 33 faves 1 note Tagged with water, flow, waterfall, sony ... Taken on April 28, 2007, uploaded April 28, 2007 See more of deanna515's photos, or visit her profile. Slide # 15

44: Power of Nature by Nil mutant 33 comments 16 faves Tagged with nature, power, soe, thunder ... Taken on June 4, 2006, uploaded July 20, 2007 See more of Nil mutant's photos, or visit his profile. Slide # 16

45: Palmer's Mill RD washed out by flood by katcat 1 fave Tagged with nature, flood, destruction, maryland ... Taken on July 14, 2002, uploaded June 29, 2006 See more of katcat 's photos Slide # 17

46: Early West Milton Photo Flooded houses by whylebos Tagged with from, houses, west, nature ... Uploaded June 22, 2007 See whylebos' photos or Slide # 18

47: Death and Destruction by glantine 9 comments 2 faves Tagged with art, nature, death, quote ... Taken on January 14, 2006, uploaded January 16, 2006 See more of glantine's photos, or visit her profile. Slide # 19

48: Shakspeare by ClairW Uploaded November 2, 2005 See more of ClairW's photos, or visit her profile. SLide # 20

49: Famous Bust of Pericles by sharper3d Tagged with 3d, helmet, stereo, pericles Taken on August 4, 2004, uploaded March 26, 2007 See more of sharper3d's photos, or visit Slide # 21

50: Person of the Day: Plato by divedi Tagged with greek, philosophy, greece, plato Uploaded December 9, 2006 See more of divedi's photos, or visit his profile. Slide # 22

51: John Milton - the blind man who saw much by Doc Kazi Tagged with john, poetry, paradiselost, marriages ... Uploaded July 13, 2007 See more of Doc Kazi's photos, or visit his profile. Slide # 25

52: Goethe by pk01 7 comments 2 faves Tagged with art, andy, museum, germany ... Taken on January 1, 2007, uploaded March 4, 2007 See pk01's photos or profile. Slide # 25

53: Julius Caesar by Sebastian Niedlich... 1 comment 1 fave Tagged with sculpture, berlin, museum, d50 ... Taken on May 19, 2006, uploaded May 19, 2006 Taken in Berlin, Berlin (map) See more of Sebastian Niedlich (Grabthar)'s photos, or visit his profile. Slide # 26

54: culture is not a crime by Dawn Endico 11 comments 43 faves 4 notes Tagged with apple, powerbook, macintosh, is ... Taken on May 27, 2005, uploaded May 27, 2005 See more of Dawn Endico's photos, or visit her profile. Slide # 27

55: 2 shelves, 5 months, 40 books by scampion 6 comments 10 faves 59 notes Tagged with reading, book, library, libraries ... Taken on March 4, 2007, uploaded March 4, 2007 See scampion's photos or profile. slide # 28

56: Lady Of Justice by MacBuckley 3 comments 17 faves 1 note Tagged with sculpture, statue, lady, justice Taken on May 25, 2006, uploaded May 28, 2006 Taken in Dublin, Dublin (map) See more of MacBuckley's photos, or visit his profile. Slide # 29

57: Smile for the Camera by furryscaly 58 comments 131 faves Tagged with brown, white, macro, male ... Taken on June 30, 2007, uploaded June 30, 2007 See more of furryscaly's photos, or visit his profile. Slide # 61 - back cover

58: "The pest of society is egotists." Emerson, Ralph W. "The Conduct of Life" | "The pest of society is egotists." Emerson, Ralph W. "The Conduct of Life"

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