Success in Life: A Book for Young Men

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T.Nelson and sons, 1858
 

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I
9
II
27
III
45
IV
66
V
87
VI
113
VII
134
VIII
158
IX
188
X
206
XI
230
XII
257
XIII
289
XIV
309

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Pagina 180 - He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.
Pagina 315 - ORDER Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time. 4 RESOLUTION Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve.
Pagina 313 - Good, which perhaps gave me a turn of thinking that had an influence on some of the principal future events of my life.
Pagina 62 - Prayer is the simplest form of speech That infant lips can try : Prayer the sublimest strains that reach The Majesty on high. 4 Prayer is the Christian's vital breath, The Christian's native air ; His watchword at the gates of death ; He enters heaven with prayer. 5 Prayer is the contrite sinner's voice, Returning from his ways ; While angels in their songs rejoice, And cry—
Pagina 42 - The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between men, between the feeble and the powerful, the great and the insignificant, is energy — invincible determination — a purpose once fixed, and then death or victory. That quality will do anything that can be done in this world ; and no talents, no circumstances, no opportunities, will make a two-legged creature a man without it.
Pagina 81 - He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much : and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.
Pagina 86 - In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle I Be a hero in the strife ! Trust no Future, howe'er pleasant!
Pagina 18 - as I have no means of knowing what is best to be done, I will be guided by the luck which shall attend this spider. If the insect shall make another effort to fix its thread, and shall be successful, I will venture a seventh time to try my fortune in Scotland ; but if the spider shall fail I will go to the wars in Palestine, and never return to my native country more.
Pagina 105 - Neither the perseverance of Holland, nor the activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise ever carried this most perilous mode of hardy industry to the extent to which it has been pushed by this recent people; a people who are still, as it were, but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood.
Pagina 315 - TEMPERANCE. Eat not to dullness ; drink not to elevation. 2. SILENCE. Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself avoid trifling conversation.

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