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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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
The evolution of formal religions is not dieticis a complex process , and the fact
that they manifesti embody these two unmixable things , dogma zountai and
morality , is a very plain and simple truth , amely easily seen , undisputed by all ...
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
... has now turned ascetic ; a common evolution in the lives of the saints and But
excellent as this man is , there is yet a grave imperfection in his cosmos which to
a degree vitiates the truth he desires to teach : he leaves the element of beauty ...
Far down in the silent depths of subconsciousness lie myriads of truths , each
awaiting a time when its owner shall call it forth . To utilize these stored - up
thoughts , you must express them to others ; and to be able to express them well
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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.