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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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How to Raise Capital: Techniques and Strategies for Financing and Valuing ...

Jeffry A. Timmons, Stephen Spinelli, Andrew Zacharakis - 2004 - 188 pages
...generations of would-be entrepreneurs than Ralph Waldo Emerson in his oft-quoted line: "If a man can make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though...woods the world will make a beaten path to his door." What can be called the great mousetrap fallacy was thus spawned. Indeed, it is often assumed that success...
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Millionaire 101

Emmanuel Sarmiento - 2004 - 149 pages
...Love, honor, and respect God, yourself, and all others! -78LESSON SEVENTEEN: WHAT TO DO NOW! "If a man write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he built his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. " -Ralph Waldo Emerson...
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Franchising: Pathway to Wealth Creation

Stephen Spinelli, Robert M. Rosenberg, Robert Rosenberg, Sue Birley - 2004 - 234 pages
...a bener book. preach a bener sermon. or make a bener mouse,trap than his neighbor. though he build his house in the woods. the world will make a beaten path to his door." Emerson was a talented writer. but we believe his business insight was fundamentally flawed. If you...
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Mission Accomplished: Topics of Discussion with Future Latter-day Saints ...

Robert T. Uda - 2004 - 204 pages
...best in the world at it. If a man makes the best mousetraps in the world, although he may live deep in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door. (Anon.) If you are the best at anything, though it is one of a thousand different occupations, you...
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Managing Business Marketing & Sales: An International Perspective

Per V. Jenster, H. Michael Hayes, David E. Smith - 2005 - 287 pages
...(Summer 1991). Eilene Zimmerman, "Quota Busters," Sales & Marketing Management (January 2001): 59-63. 22. '"If a man can write a better book, preach a better...make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, though he built his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door." Attributed to Ralph Waldo...
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Pushing to the Front, Volume 1

Orison Swett Marden - 2005 - 460 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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Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "light of All ...

Patrick J. Keane - 2005 - 555 pages
...writer of a "better book" or the "maker of a better mousetrap than their neighbor," to whose door, "though he builds his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path. "The saying is attributed to Emerson (in Sarah SBYule and Mary S. Keene, Borrowings [1889]), and he...
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Martin Luther King, Jr

Jennifer Fandel - 2005 - 48 pages
...Waldo Emerson, the great essayist, said in a lecture in 1871, "If a man can write a better book or preach a better sermon or make a better mousetrap than his neighbor, even if he builds his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door." This hasn't...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 pages
...Originality" (1876) 50 Hitch your wagon to a star. Quoted in Moncare D. Conway, The Golden Hour (1862) 51 th thee in thrall!" demesne; 15 Heard melodies Quoted in Decatur (111.) Daily Republican, 19 May 1882. Robert Andrews notes in Famous Lines: "Ascribed...
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The Quote Verifier: Who Said What, Where, and When

Ralph Keyes - 2007 - 416 pages
...First Unitarian Church in Oakland, California. Several observations by Emerson in this volume included, "If a man can write a better book, preach a better...woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door." In 1912, one of Borrowings' compilers — Sarah SB Yule — said she'd jotted this sentence in her...
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