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|Above all, that commitment should not impede the continuing development of the |
individual, though ... The individual self has obligations only to itself ("Trust thyself
: every heart vibrates to that iron string" — "Self- Reliance"), but those ...
|A Vision of To-day, a Series of Essays Henry Harrison Brown. A NOW affirmation |
with my compliments to you. Henry Harrison Brown, 583 Haight St. San Francisco
, Cal. Trust thyself! Every heart vibrates to that iron string. Accept tha place ...
|Missteps are conspicuous especially in the early chapters, as when he misquotes |
Emerson's “Self-Reliance,” changing “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that
iron string” to “Know thyself. Every heart vibrates to that string” (1).
|Emerson—My most important message was that folks needed to trust themselves |
first—to rely on self rather than others: “Trust thyself. Every heart vibrates to that
iron string.” Commentator 1—That iron who? Emerson—The “iron string” was my
|You used the expression " the iron string " just now. It is in one of your essays. I |
forget which. Can you tell me which? "Heroism, I think. Or perhaps, Self-Reliance.
Yes, it comes back to me now : ' Trust thyself. Every heart vibrates to that iron ...
|"Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string."2 Nietzsche could have |
added no self to trust more, excepting those other equally unmalicious honest
manly men who would know there are times, especially when there are fights to
|... dependably 'vibrate,' 'becomes to that extent action.' (45) The word vibrate is |
particularly evocative, especially as one recalls Emerson's adjuration in Self-
Reliance to “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string” (260). The iron
|Quetrles. Trust not those cunning waters of his eyes, for villany is not without such |
rheum. King John, iv. 3. Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in
everything. Sterne. Trust thyself; every heart vibrates to that iron string. Emerson.
|“Insist on yourself; never imitate,” Emerson advised. “Trust thyself: every heart |
vibrates to that iron string.” Better not pluck that iron string today. Did you check
the rules? Will anyone disagree? We have come to believe that law can be a kind
|New Age—we were discussing Emerson's essay “Self-Reliance,” and this line |
from it seemed to be written especially for me: Trust thyself: every heart vibrates
to that iron string. Yes! Except that some days the iron string felt weak and wobbly