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 the monk and the license of the sensualist lies the truth at But just where is
the great question ; and the desire of one person , who thinks he has discovered
the norm , to compel all other men to stop there , has led to war and strife untold .
... fate are able to muster their mental legions on the plains of their being and
count them , while others are never able to do so . But what think you is
necessary before a person can come into full possession of his subconscious
Second , that the orthodox churches may not advance into workshops and
schoolhouses , but may remain forever the home of a superstition to the One
would think that the promise of making a person exempt from the results of his
No person of normal intelligence can afford to throw the reins of reason on the
neck of emotion and ride a Tam O'Shanter race to Bedlam 1 This hysteria of the
uncurbed feelings is the only blasphemy , and if there were a personal God , He ...
To the person who knows and loves children — who has studied the gentle ways
of Froebel — this excitement is vicious , concrete cruelty . Weakened vitality
follows close upon overwrought nerves , and every excess has its penalty — the
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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.