The Disston Crucible, a Magazine for the Millman, Volumes 6-7

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Page 44 - I mean, Are the people who lift and the people who lean. Wherever you go you will find the world's masses Are always divided in just these two classes; And, oddly enough, you will find, too, I ween, There is only one lifter to twenty who lean.
Page 119 - The world bestows its big prizes, both in money and honors, for but one thing. And that is Initiative. What is Initiative? I'll tell you : It is doing the right thing without being told.
Page 44 - Not the rich and the poor, for to rate a man's wealth You must first know the state of his conscience and health. Not the humble and proud, for, in life's little span, Who puts on vain airs is not counted a man. Not the happy and sad, for the swift flying years Bring each man his laughter, and each man his tears. No; the two kinds...
Page 44 - There are two kinds of people on earth today — Just two kinds of people, no more, I say. Not the sinner and saint, for 'tis well understood The good are half bad and the bad are half good. Not the rich and the poor, for to count...
Page 189 - To THE SOLDIERS AND SAILORS OF AMERICA: Approximately four million officers and men of the Army and Navy are now insured with the United States Government for a grand total of almost thirty-seven billion dollars. You owe it to yourself and to your family to hold on to Uncle Sam's insurance. It is the strongest, safest, and cheapest life insurance ever written. For...
Page 79 - I'm sure that we would differ less And clasp our hands in friendliness; Our thoughts would pleasantly agree If I knew you, and you knew me. If I knew you and you knew me, As each one knows his own self, we Could look each other in the face And see therein a truer grace. Life has so many hidden woes, So many thorns for every rose; The "why" of things our hearts would see, If I knew you and you knew me.
Page 64 - I hold a sword in each hand and a pistol in the other. I concluded from the beginning that this would be the end of it, and I see I was right, for it is not half over yet.
Page 128 - THE PROFESSOR'S TROUBLE The professor was walking down the street when accidentally he allowed one foot to drop in the dry gutter. Thinking deeply on some obscure subject, he unconsciously continued walking with one foot on the sidewalk and the other in the gutter. A friend, seeing him, stopped and said: "Good morning, professor. How are you feeling this morning?
Page 28 - ... right. Be an example to your men. An officer can be a power for good or a power for evil. Don't preach to them — that will be worse than useless. Live the kind of life you would have them lead, and you will be surprised to see the number that will imitate you.
Page 128 - It would cure his whooping cough. At the funeral Willie's mother Smartly said to Mrs. Brown ; " 'Twas a chilly day for William When the mercury went down.

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