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" If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he builds his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. "
Medical Herald - Page 48
1913
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Pacific Medico-dental Gazette, Volume 6

1898
...to be anything you are not. Emerson says, " If a man can preach a better sermon, write a better book or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though...woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door." That is patting it pretty strong. Other things must be equal. To stop unprofessional conduct we must...
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Annual Report of the School Committee of the City of Boston

Boston (Mass.). School Committee - 1898
...satisfied only with the best he can do, you know that boy will stand before kings. Emerson said, " If you can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap than your neighbor, though you build your house iu the woods the world will make a beaten track to your...
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Borrowings: A Compilation of Helpful Thoughts

Fabiola hospital association - 1899
...is it not as if the rose had climbed My garden wall, and blossomed on the other side? —Alice Cory. If a man can write a better book, preach a better...woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. — Emerson. "Somewhere in the secret of every soul Is the hidden gleam of a perfect life." OPPORTUNITY...
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The Successful Man of Business

Benjamin Wood - 1899 - 208 pages
...stoop so many times to gather up the cherries." " If a man can write a better book," said Emerson, " preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten track to his door." Live up to this sentiment,...
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The Michigan Engineer

1902
...can do it better and cheaper than any other man. Our Emerson puts it in a nutshell when he says, " Tf a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon,...make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a lieaten path to his door." Our family affairs are...
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Thoughts

Ladies of Fabiola Hospital Association - 1901 - 157 pages
...Nellie M. Richardson. Can a man help imitating that with which he holds reverential converse? —Plato. If a man can write a better book, preach a better...woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. — Emerson. Come, let us live the poetry we sing. — Edwin Markham. "Instead of wishing that all...
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The New Century: 4th-5th Reader. Revised, Book 5

1902
...sluggishness; want of energy. things. lam' bent, twinkling; flickering. re vlv'i fy ing, refreshing; reviving. If a man can write a better book, preach a better...make a better mouse-trap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. — RALPH WALDO EMEKSON....
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Pushing to the Front: Or, Success Under Difficulties; a Book of Inspiration ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1894 - 312 pages
...all cobblers to be; If I were a tinker, no tinker beside Should mend an old kettle like me. OLD SONG. If a m'an can write a better book, preach a better...make a better mouse-trap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. — EMERSON. IR, it is...
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Common Sense Didactics for Common School Teachers

Henry Sabin - 1903 - 343 pages
...throw in his way. He who does this does his whole duty. Emerson has this in mind when he declares: "If a man can write a better book, preach a better...make a better mouse-trap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten pathway to his den." Good teaching looks...
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Medical Bulletin, Volume 3, Issue 1

Colorado. University. School of medicine, University of Colorado - 1906
...says, "If a man can write a better book, or make a better mouse trap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door." This is as true in medicine as in any other line of work, and is well exemplified in the case of the...
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