Love, Life & Work: Being a Book of Opinions, Reasonably Good-natvred, Concerning how to Attain the Highest Happiness for One's Self with the Least Possible Harm to Others
The Roycrofters, 1906 - 149 pages
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... Holy 10_Exclusive Friendships 11 — The Folly of Living in the Future 12 —
The Spirit of Man 13— Art and Religion 14 - Initiative 15 — The Disagreeable Girl
16 — The Neutral 17 — Reflections on Progress 18 — Sympathy , Knowledge
And before you are fit for friendship you must be able to do without it . That is to
say , you must have sufficient self - reliance to take care of yourself , and then out
of the surplus of your energy you can do for others . The individual who craves ...
In other words , the man who had been wronged promotes the man who had
wronged him , over the head of a man whom the promotee had wronged and for
whom the promoter had a warm personal friendship . But all personal
And this opposition is well , for even a very imperfect society is forced to protect
itself against dissolution and a condition which is worse tots To take over the
monopolies and operate them. Exclusive Friendships 10_Exclusive Friendships.
The subject is entirely too big to dispose of in a paragraph , so I am just going to
content myself here with the mention of one thing , that so far as I know has never
been mentioned in print — the danger to society of exclusive friendships ...
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The old man and the sea. All my life the good people are the sailfish that the sharks bite at. For the first time ever, in seeing so much of his writing as individual quotes, and wisdom, the notion of being the fish who bites at a much bigger fishes understanding is not so upsetting.
I admit to you that i am a minnow when compared to him. But in his writings we are all made to feel like wise plankton eating whales or nurse sharks. So terrible in our power we might be something much more toothed. His wisdom is to radiate goodness.