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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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
The objective mind sees all , hears all , reasons things out . The subjective mind
stores up and only gives out when the objective mind sleeps . And as few men
ever cultivate the absorbed , reflective or semi - trance state , where the objective
Without assuming a personal God who can be appeased , eternal damnation and
the proposition that you can win eternal life by believing a myth , there is no sane
reason for the absurd hypnotic formulas . We are heirs to the past , its good ...
... ll be a long time in hell ! All this whirl is a carefully prepared plan , worked out
by expert flim - flammers to addle the reason , scramble intellect and make of
men drooling 26 Love , Life and 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
Elbert Hubbard. the reason , scramble intellect and make of men drooling
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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.