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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somewhat the same attitude toward reason that an Apache Indian holds toward a
camera — the Indian thinks that to have his picture taken means that he will
shrivel up and blow away in a month . And Stanley relates that a watch with its ...
There are men whom fate can never keep downthey march forward in a jaunty
manner , and take by divine right the best of everything that the earth affords . But
their success is not attained by means of the Samuel Smiles - Connecticut policy .
Precedence in business is a matter of power , and years in one position may
mean that the man has been there so long that he needs a change to Let the
zephyrs of natural law play freely thru your whiskers . So here is the argument :
All desires are just , proper and right ; and their gratification is the means by
which nature supplies us that which we need . Desire not only causes us to seek
that which we need , but is a form of attraction by which the good is brought to us
Socialism means the operation of all industries by the people , and for the people
. Socialism is coöperation instead of competition . Competition has been so
general that economists mistook it for a law of nature , when it was only an
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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.