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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... of how to express your life will questi probably never down , for the reason that
men vary in temperament and inclination . Some men have no capacity for
certain sins of the flesh ; others there be , who , having lost their point inclination ...
... come songs by paid singers , the pealing of the organ -rise and sing , kneel
and pray , entreaty , condemnation , misery , tears , threats , promise , joy ,
happiness , heaven , eternal bliss , decide now - not a moment is to be lost ,
whoop - la ...
He realizes that he has not the agency of everlasting life . Fay Mills is more
interested in having a soul that is worth saving than in saving a soul that is n't .
Chapman talks about lost souls as he might about collar buttons lost under a
These muftis preach “ the blood of Jesus , ” the dogma that man without a belief
in miracles is eternally lost , that everlasting life depends upon acknowledging
this , that or the other . Self - reliance , self - control and self - respect are the three
are lost , and the only way they can hope for heaven is through a belief in a
barbaric blood bamboozle , that men of intelligence have long since discarded .
And all this in the name of the gentle Christ , who took little children in his arms
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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.