Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring Selections Gathered During a Life Time of Discriminating Reading for His Own Use
A vast collection of more than seven hundred quotations meant to inspire genius, this scrapbook contains favored sayings of the late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century essayist Elbert Hubbard.
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... and reflect from it , and dream upon it : until it becomes stale - But when will it do so ? NeverWhen a man has arrived at a certain ripeness in intellect any one grand and spiritual passage serves him as a starting - post towards ...
Things have become clearer down below ; the waters have contracted ; the forests have grown thinner . " More thousands of years pass , as it were one minute . " What dost thou see ? " says the Jungfrau " Things seem to have grown ...
AD will be the day for every man when he becomes absolutely contented with the life that he is living , with the thoughts that he is thinking , with the deeds that he is doing , when there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul ...
It is this conscientious completeness which turns work into art . The smallest thing , well done , becomes artistic . -William Mathews . Tis undeniable that the great quest of humanity is happiness SCRÁP BOOK Page 19.
There is no perfect statesman , or poet , or artist , but the virtues of many persons in each one of these great pursuits become detached , and like stardust , they form a new and perfect star in the expanse of thought .
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A variety of materials collected without citation to sources, and not in any topical or sequential order, and not organized with a Table of Contents. However, three Indexes are provided with nice ... Read full review
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Limited preview - 1999