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|Envy, he declared, is of all the vices the nearest to "pure and unmixed evil," |
because its aim is "lessening others though we gain nothing to ourselves."
Emerson wrote that envy "is the tax which all distinction must pay." There is
doubtless some ...
|A specification of a concept is also a concept; hence there is no sharp distinction |
between a bare equation and an ... cast into xyz form: Emerson's "Envy is the tax
which all distinction must pay" could be phrased "Envy is the tax on distinction.
|VITA DIMICHELANGELO, ASCANIO CONDIVI, 1553 Did ever anybody seriously |
confess to envy? Something there is in it universally felt to ... As Thoreau once
said, Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay. Image: A Garden of Weeds.
|It is, as J. Sabini and M. Silver observe, an emotion without a moderate or |
acceptable form.82 Therefore envy is always anceps, ... "Envy is the tax which all
distinctions must pay" (Ralph Waldo Emerson, quoted by Robert Nisbet, "Envy,"
|Envy is the tax which all distinctions must pay. RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803|
1882), Journals, 1824. The hater of property and of government takes care to
have his warranty deed recorded, and the book written against fame and learning
|Robinson('s)Crusoe's island would be better than a city if men were obliged to (|
live) TmixJ- together indiscriminately heads & points with all the world. (D) Envy
is the tax which all distinction must pay.  31 Profound knowledge is good but ...
|And like all gifts, you look to the heart of the Giver for direction, not so much to the |
size or shape or even the outward quality of the treasure. It's what ... Envy is 'the
tax which all distinction must pay,' I said lightly, quoting Emerson. Perhaps it's ...
|Friends should not have infirmities; that is, discordant infirmities; Friendship will |
melt like snow if there be anything likely to disgust, ... went nearest to its death in
the French Revolution, of all time. ... Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.
|John C. Collins. "The green sickness." Shakespeare. "Self-made hurts." |
Shaikh Saadi. "The tax which all distinction must pay." Emerson. envy v. covet,
begrudge, grudge, resent, be green with envy, be jealous of, lust after, want,
|'Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.'" So he's read Emerson, has he? Or |
just a book of quotations , like me? "I bet Michael's one of them." Satan went on. "
As if that puffed-up pansy could do the job!" "Don't underestimate Michael.