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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I had an idea that a Man might pass a very pleasant life in this manner : Let him on a certain day read a certain page of full Poesy or distilled Prose , and let him wander with it , and muse upon it , and reflect from it , and dream ...
... and criticisms , and , having pieced an illusory humanity and art out of the effects produced by his library upon his imagination , build some silly systematization of his worthless ideas over the abyss of his own nescience .
There is nothing in the idea that people are willing to help those who help themselves . People are willing to help a man who can't help himself , but as soon as a man is able to help himself , and does it , they join in making his life ...
... the center and moving power of our sentiments and our ideas . - Madame De Stael . GREAT deal of the joy of life consists in doing perfectly , or at least to the best of one's ability , everything which he attempts to do .
It is this passion that drives men to all the ways we see in use of signalizing themselves , and that tends to make whatever excites in a man the idea of this distinction so very pleasant . It has been so strong as to make very ...
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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