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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When the drone saw that I wished to capture it , it lost its head completely ; it bounded furiously against the glass panes , as though it would smash them , took a fresh start , and dashed itself again and again against the glass .
... and still be an infinitely better man than the cowardly little humbug who is all suavity in society but who makes home a hell , who vents upon the helpless heads of his wife and children an ill nature he would inflict on his fellow ...
HE only way in which one human being can properly attempt to influence another is the encouraging him to think for himself , instead of endeavoring to instil ready - made opinions into his head . Sir Leslie Stephen .
Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody , but unbowed . Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but the Horror of the Shade , And yet the menace of the years Finds , and shall find , me unafraid . It matters not how strait ...
People little realize that their desires are their perpetual prayers - not head prayers , but heart prayers - and that they are granted . Most people do not half realize how sacred a thing a legitimate ambition is .
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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