emerson: man is his own star.
divine postman: and the soul that can render an honest and perfect man.
emerson: commands all light, all influence, all fate.
divine postman: nothing to him falls early or too late.
emerson: our acts, our angels are, or good or ill.
divine postman: our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
emerson: cast the bantling on the rocks.
divine Postman: suckle him with the she-wolf’s teat.
emerson: wintered with the hawk and fox.
divine postman: power and speed be hands and feet.
emerson: we must testify of our life and give an account to the rest of man divine postman.
divine postman: indeed emerson! i read the other day some lines written by an eminent poet, which were original and not conventional.
emerson: the soul always hears an admonition in such lines divine postman, let the subject be what it may.
divine postman: the sentiment they instill friend, is of more value than any thought they may contain.
emerson: the mass of man walk around mindless never thinking with their brains.
divine postman: they concern themselves with their own private ends never looking up at the abundant sky.
emerson: a life without wisdom is most dangerous divine postman.
divine postman: the great tragedy of apartheid was not caused by nationalist ideals friend. but that man was not thinking!
emerson: the westerner was thus robbed of his innate humanity, because he failed to look into the eyes of the african and ask: “who are you?”
divine postman: the truest philosopher is one that lives his words. and does not repeat by rote.
emerson: to believe your own thought, to believe that what is true in your private heart is true for all men. that is genius divine postman!
divine postman: speak your latent conviction and it shall be the universal sense. for the inmost in due time will become the outmost.
emerson: it is the spirit of philosophy that we need to embody young man. it will be imparted through all ages.