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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... Knowledge and Poise 19 ~ Love and Faith 20 — Giving Something for Nothing
21 – Work and Waste 22 — The Law of Obedience 23 — Society's Saviors 24-
Preparing for Old Age 25 — An Alliance With Nature 26 — The Ex . Question 27-
All adown the centuries thinking men have noted these truths , and again and
again we find individuals forsaking in horror the life of the senses and devoting
themselves to the life of the spirit . This question of expression But through the
But morality and religion never saponify . Morality is simply the question of
expressing your life forces - how to use them ? You have so much energy ; and
what will you do with it ? And from out the multitude there have always been men
to step ...
The question 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
Somewhere between this extreme repression 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
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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.