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" To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion ; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to... "
Medical Herald - Page 47
1914
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A Man's value to society

Newell Dwight Hillis - 1899 - 327 pages
...pathetic eloquence he said, ' ' It is, indeed, forbidden me to write or speak, but not to aspire and be. To live content with small means; to seek elegance...than "fashion; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy,~not rich; to <io all cheerfully, bear Iall oravely; tcT listen to stars and birds, to "babes'...
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For Student Days and Birthdays

Edith Augusta Sawyer - 1899 - 376 pages
...to survive degradations and despairs which otherwise must have ingulfed us. Henry James. November 8. To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather than luxury, refinement rather than fashion, to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, to listen to stars and birds,...
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A Second Manual of Composition ...

Edwin Herbert Lewis - 1900
...he can tell his position within a hundred yards by observations of the stars. — SIMON NEWCOMB. e. To live content with small means; to seek elegance...stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart ; await occasions, hurry never ; in a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up...
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 49

1900
...and hope that nothing will prevent his keeping our next conjunction. HELPS, HINTS AND SUGGESTIONS. To live content with small means : to seek elegance...gently, act frankly. To listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart : to bear all cheerfully : do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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Horace Mann in Ohio: A Study of the Application of His Public ..., Volume 7

George Allen Hubbell - 1900 - 70 pages
...habits of thought and action which would make Channing's Symphony a reality in individual experience.1 1 To live content with small means ; to seek elegance...worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich ; to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages with open heart ; to study hard ; to think quietly, act...
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Making a Life

Cortland Myers - 1900 - 326 pages
...his Rider come down the skies in everlasting triumph, self-sacrifice shall carry the crown of glory. To live content with small means ; to seek elegance...worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich ; to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart ; to study hard ; to think quietly, act...
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Southern Practitioner: An Independent Monthly Journal Devoted to ..., Volume 22

1900
...formula for a successful and harmonious life, I would choose the words of William Henry Channing : "To live content with small means; to seek elegance...fashion; to be worthy, not respectable; and wealthy, but not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds,...
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The Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 49

1900
...not rich : to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly. To listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart : to bear all cheerfully : do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never — In a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious grow up through the common....
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Horace Mann in Ohio: A Study of the Application of His Public School Ideals ...

George Allen Hubbell - 1900 - 71 pages
...of thought and action which would make Channing's Symphony a reality in individual experience. 1 1 To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and re6nement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich ; to listen to...
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The Inland Educator, Volumes 9-10

1900
...against the other: one grasping and scheming to enslave the other, the other feeling that its not rich; to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages with open heart; to study hard; to think quietly; await occasions; hurry, never; in a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden...
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