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|If we allow that heroes exist today, they are different than the heroes of the past (|
excepting sports and entertainment heroes), not only in actions but in ...
Emerson's assertion "Every hero becomes a bore at last" has never been more
|"Every hero becomes a bore at last," he reminded others, indirectly remonstrating |
those he had selected for high approval — including his friend across the Atlantic
, Thomas Carlyle, who doted on heroes, and wanted more of that line of secular ...
|But generally every bore feels he has the right to do as much talking as he does |
by virtue of his being more entertaining, more knowledgeable, ... "Every hero
becomes a bore at last," wrote Emerson, but every bore remains a hero to himself
|WALTER MITTY RIDES AGAIN Emerson might have been right on the money |
when he pricked the bubble of pretentiousness by writing, “Every hero becomes
a bore at last,” but in this era ofWalter Mitty look-alikes, it may be more
|Hero-Worship 138 Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear |
ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a ... Dr. Samuel
Johnson (1709-1784) English author Every hero becomes a bore at last.
|By Henry Ward Beecher Quote Rating 75% Topics: Heroes / Heroism Heroism is |
not only in the man, but in the occasion. By Calvin ... By Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quote Rating 75% Topics: Heroes / Heroism Every hero becomes a bore at last.
|A man can be a hero if he is a scientist, or a soldier, or a drug addict, or a disc |
jockey, or a crummy mediocre politician. A man can be a hero because he suffers
... Eliot, George Every hero becomes a bore at last. - Emerson, Ralph Waldo The
|Pr. Every hero becomes a bore at last, Emerson. Every heroic act measures itself |
by its contempt of some external good ; but it finds its own success at last, and
then the prudent also extol- Emerson. 25 Every honest miller has a golden thumb
|THE ACTUALIST HERO courts, "will indulge himself with a little cursing and |
swearing; he will talk with sailors and gypsies, use flash and street-ballads" (166)
; Napoleon is "the incarnate Democrat," ... Every hero becomes a bore at last" (28
|Ah! yonder in the horizon is our help: – other great men, new qualities, |
counterweights and checks on each other. We cloy of the honey of each peculiar
greatness. Every hero becomes a bore at last. Perhaps Voltaire was not bad-
hearted, yet ...