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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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Marketing High Technology Services

Colin V. Sowter - 2000 - 245 pages
...NOT WORK; 'BETTER DOORS' DO! If a man ... make a better mouse-trap than his neighbour, tho' he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. (Attributed to RW Emerson by SSB Yule in her Borrowings, 1889, emphasis added) This statement is often...
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Greater Boston: Adapting Regional Traditions to the Present

Sam Bass Warner, Sam Bass Warner, Jr. - 2001 - 244 pages
...Ralph Waldo Emerson and his homily of the better mousetrap. The popular phrasing of this homily runs, -If a man can write a better book, preach a better...the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door.This version, fittingly enough in these days of Boston versus Silicon Valley competition, seems...
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Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2000

Boris Pleskovic, Nicholas Stern - 2001 - 441 pages
...exciting idea with potentially enormous applications. Consider the simple adage, "If a man can . . . make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though...woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door." 22 Can strategic complementarities matter even here? From the perspective of the literature reviewed...
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Creating Value with Science and Technology

Eliezer Geisler - 2001 - 328 pages
...application by others. In 1872, the American essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson remarked in one of his lectures: "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."3 Although it has become...
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Edison: Inventing the Century

Neil Baldwin - 2001 - 531 pages
...EMERSON'S COUNTLESS APHOristic, homespun but trenchant pronouncements that Thomas Edison loved best: "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." Toward the end of the...
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King Came Preaching: The Pulpit Power of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Mervyn A. Warren - 2001 - 223 pages
...open. Ralph Waldo Emerson said in a lecture back in 1 87 1 that "if a man could write a better book or preach a better sermon or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, King Speaks at Oakwood College 775 even if he builds his house in the woods, the world will make a...
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Internet Marketing for Less Than $500/year: How to Attract Customers and ...

Marcia Yudkin - 2001 - 323 pages
...Promotions for Your Web Site Jouild a better mousetrap than your neighbor and though you build your house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to your door. " I don't believe this was true even when Ralph Waldo Emerson spoke this adage in the ninetenth...
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From Ideas to Assets: Investing Wisely in Intellectual Property

Bruce Berman - 2002 - 672 pages
..."What information do I need to know about IP to compete?" Bruce Berman New York City September 2001 If a man can write a better book, preach a better...a beaten path to his door. — Ralph Waldo Emerson A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimension. — Oliver Wendell Holmes...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - 2007 - 344 pages
...invention grows young with the things invented." — Sir Francis Bacon "Invention breeds invention." — "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." — Emerson "Inventors...
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Training with the Midas Touch: Developing Your Organization's Greatest Asset

Richard Palmer - 2002 - 148 pages
...identifying and designing suitable activities for your staff. 8 Ideas for cutting and polishing the stones If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbour, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. Ralph...
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