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 Emerson Quotes


HOMEWORK: Respond to the following Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes.
To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, -- that is genius.

Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.
Students can either respond freely in their journals or they can address the following questions:
  • What is Emerson advocating?
  • Give an example from your life in which you either followed or did not follow Emerson's advice. What were the results?
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