2 edition of Aim high hitch your-waggon-to-a-star found in the catalog.
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As we continue to celebrate National Poetry Month here, I ask your indulgence—today’s piece isn’t based on a poem. Earlier this week I did use a Ralph Waldo Emerson poem, mentioning then that his poetry often fails. Well, there are compensations—as an essayist, Emerson often expresses himself poetically. Today’s piece is part of an Emerson. Aim high, as in Bill's hitching his wagon to a star-he plans to be a partner by age thirty. This metaphoric expression was invented by essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson in See also: hitch, star, wagon The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
"Hitch your wagon to a star." — Ralph Waldo Emerson Society and Solitude () In the portion of Society and Solitude titled "Civilization," Emerson states the desire to let our dreams and ambitions drive us: to aim high. Add Category or Author. Add Category. Add Author Press enter after adding categories or authors. Hitch Your Wagon To A Star K Reads Votes 22 Part Story. By cupofno Completed. Embed Story Share via Email Read New Reading List-COMPLETED- Hitch your wagon to a star. -Ralph Waldo Emerson A story about two unlikely teenagers falling in love while discussing the constellations and realizing that too many things are taken for granted Reviews:
hitch one's wagon to a star, to have a high ambition, ideal, or purpose: It is better to hitch one's wagon to a star than to wander aimlessly through life. This was Paul’s aim— his ambition, we may say, and such should be the intense desire of every Christian heart. How often the young are urged to “have an aim in life,” to “aim high,” to “hitch your wagon to a star,” etc., and before their eyes are set human ideals of wealth, honor, fame and a name “that is called great.”.
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Hitch Your Wagon to a Star is the story of a family that made it through those tough times. More importantly, it is a thoughtful homage to the author’s stalwart mother Melba whose ingenuity and self-taught artistic talents helped her overcome the outward “scars” of poverty.5/5(6).
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texts. eye favorite 0 comment 0 Canadian Libraries Title_message Free Books. Show More. Created on. June 16 [email protected] Archivist. ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTORS. Emerson's Aphorisms. STUDY. PLAY. Hitch your wagon to a star. Aim high; be ambitious. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
be passionate/have a good attitude about what you do. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. all the answers are within yourself; nobody else in the world has them. Start studying idioms Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Search. hitch Aim high hitch your-waggon-to-a-star book wagon to a star. aim high in life. try for great things. nothing ventured, nothing gained. hitch your wagon to a star make use of powers higher than your own.
This phrase was used by the American philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson in in the context of idealistic aspiration; modern usage generally has the more cynical implication of attaching yourself to someone successful or famous in order to profit from the association. It's the same as "aim high" or "shoot for the stars." If you set your goals low, then you will probably never accomplish much more than that.
If you set your goals high, you might not reach your goal, but you could come closer than if you had been more "realistic." If you hitch your wagon to a horse, you'll always stay grounded. Stars are higher and bigger and represent power and light and the dreams of the future, You can't actually hitch your wagon to a celestial entity, but you can associate yourself with a mentor or.
Once the reins were secured in the iron loop on the hitching post, the driver would open the carriage door and the occupants would descend the steps. “Hitch your wagon to a star” — the famous quote. hitch one's wagon to a star in American English to aspire to lofty goals; aim high See full dictionary entry for wagon Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition.
Because the human mind and the human heart, not this heart (gesturing towards the chest) but the will, were made for the best, and they will never truly be at rest until they get the best. And so, (conclusion indicator) hitch your wagon to a star.
In other words aim high. Because if you aim low, you just might end up below the tion: Priest. "Hitch your wagon to a star." - Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes from Good, better, best, never let it rest until the good becomes better and the better becomes best.
Why. Because the human heart and the human mind were made for the best and will never truly be at rest until they get the best. So hitch your wagon to a star and aim high. “The vegetable life does not content itself with casting from the flower or the tree a single seed, but it fills the air and earth with a prodigality of seeds, that, if thousands perish, thousands may plant themselves, that hundreds may come up, that tens may live to maturity; that, at least one may replace the parent.
Definition of hitch one\'s wagon to a star by the Dictionary of American Idioms. hitch one\'s wagon to a star idiom meaning. What does hitch one\'s wagon to a star expression mean. How to use hitch one\'s wagon to a star idiom. Example sentences with hitch one\'s wagon to. From the earliest days of my life, good teachers imprinted upon my mind the famous words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, the Boston poet and transcendentalist who said, “Hitch your wagon to a star.” Those teachers were saying, aim high and work hard to reach your goal.
Hitch Your Wagon to a Star is a biographical novel detailing a young girl's life during the Great Depression and the East Texas Oil Boom. It follows her through her college graduation at the age of 40, coming after the end of World War II, the Cold War, the.
Once the reins were secured in the iron loop on the hitching post, the driver would open the carriage door and the occupants would descend the steps. “ Hitch your wagon to a star” — the famous quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson — means to aim sky-high and follow your dreams, with the implication that you can achieve anything!
“ Hitch your wagon to a star” — the famous quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson — means to aim sky-high and follow your dreams, with the implication that you can achieve anything!
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