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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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Pushing to the Front, Volume 1

Orison Swett Marden - 1911 - 824 pages
...manufacturer says : " If you make a good pin, you will earn more money than if you make a bad steam engine." " If a man can write a better book, preach a better...sermon, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor," says Emerson, " though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a path to his door." Never...
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The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children, Volume 63

1911
...people. Until that day, let those of us who live in country districts remember the words of Emerson, " If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap" (or do a better perineorrhaphy) " than his neighbor, though he builds his house in the woods, the world...
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A Doctor's Table Talk

James Gregory Mumford - 1912 - 257 pages
...tell you, they shall have their reward. "It was Emerson who wrote the homely but delightful words : ' If a man can write a better book, preach a better...sermon, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, the world will make a beaten path to his door.' "Of course you will say that all this is very true...
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A DOCTOR'S TABLE TALK

JAMES G. MUMFORD - 1912
...tell you, they shall have their reward. "It was Emerson who wrote the homely but delightful words: ' If a man can write a better book, preach a better...sermon, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, the world will make a beaten path to his door.' "Of course you will say that all this is very true...
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Golden Treasury Readers: Primer, First-5th reader, Book 4

Charles Maurice Stebbins - 1912
...he had trod, Till after-poets only knew Their first-born brother as a god. — JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. IF a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mouse trap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten...
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Banquet Given by the Maine State Bar Association to the Retiring Chief ...

Maine State Bar Association - 1913 - 133 pages
...a better sermon, write a better book, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door." But I feel sure that you have not inferred from rny personal acknowledgments that I feel authorized...
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Little Stories of Progress

Frank Andrews Fall - 1914 - 86 pages
...Wadhams' Mills, is a good example of the kind of human stuff Emerson had in mind when he wrote : " If a man can write a better book, preach a better...make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. ' ' This man Swan spends...
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A Text Book of the Geography, History, Constitution and Civil Government of ...

Edward Conant - 1915 - 484 pages
...Long may Vermont abide, Her children's love and pride, And every mountain-side Her praise prolong. "IF A MAN CAN WRITE A BETTER BOOK, PREACH A BETTER...MAKE A BETTER MOUSETRAP THAN HIS NEIGHBOR, THOUGH HE BUILD HIS HOUSE IN THE WOODS, THE WORLD WILL MAKE A BEATEN PATH TO HIS DOOR."—EMERSON ^Sť.^ OF'...
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Soils Laboratory Manual and Note Book

Kary Cadmus Davis - 1915 - 87 pages
...Bacteria in Relation to Country Life Lipman. Soils of the United States Bulletin 96, US Bureau of Soils. " If a man can write a better book, preach a better...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." , Gmdfe- . EXERCISE...
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Biography of Senator Alfred Beard Kittredge: His Complete Life and Work

Oscar William Coursey - 1915 - 224 pages
...replaced: litigants had At Thirty I found out where he was; and in the language of the philosopher: "If a man can write a better book, preach a better...sermon or make a better mouse-trap, than his neighbor, even though he build his house in the wilderness, the world will soon make a beaten path to his door."...
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