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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If a man permits his life to run riot and only the Separa animal side of his nature is
allowed to express itself , he is repressing his highest and best , and of the the
qualities not used atrophy and die . Men are punished by their sins , not for them .
... and a threat of dire punishment if we do not , the Self - appointed Superior
Class has driven men wheresoever it 1 1 ) 1 1 a insta the fac or exe willed . The
evolution Love , Life and Work 11.
... to war and strife untold . All law centers around this į point - what shall men be
allowed to do ? And so we find statutes to punish “ strolling play i actors , ” "
players on fiddles , ” “ disturbers of the public conscience , " " persons who dance
Upon this theory all laws which punish the person who works or plays on Sunday
have been passed . g Does God cease work one day in seven , or is the work that
He does on Sunday especially different from that which He performs on ...
In London in the seventeenth century men who were found guilty of pooling their
efforts and dividing profits , were convicted by law and punished for " contumacy ,
contravention and connivance , " and were given a taste of the stocks in 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.