The Care and Culture of Men

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Whitaker & Ray-Wiggin Company, 1910 - 194 pages
 

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Page 6 - and I am satisfied. Any kind of a school will be good enough for that." "The youth gets together his materials," says Thoreau, "to build a bridge to the moon, or perchance a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the
Page 8 - reach your goal. The •world turns aside to let any man pass who knows whither he is going. "Why should we call ourselves men," said Mirabeau, "unless it be to succeed in everything, everywhere ? Say of nothing, 'This is beneath me,' nor feel that anything is beyond your powers. Nothing is
Page 33 - better—all you people of the South—prepare yourselves for a settlement of this question, that must come up for a settlement again sooner than you are prepared for it. You may dispose of me now very easily," he said; "I am nearly disposed of now; but this question is still to be
Page 21 - shop-worn and going at a sacrifice. "My son," says Victor Cherbuliez, "my son, we ought to lay up a stock of absurd enthusiasms in our youth, or else we shall reach the end of our journey with an empty heart; for we lose a great many of them by the way.
Page 67 - or later the wise man leads; for his ability to lead is at once the test and proof of his wisdom. Charities under public control result badly, not because of the theory, but because of certain relations in practice. Their bad effects tend to increase and perpetuate themselves, because every organization tends to magnify its
Page 153 - find on every stone That each age has carved the symbol of that God to them was known. Ugly shapes and brutish sometimes; but the fairest that they knew; If their sight were dim and earthward, yet their hope and aim
Page 1 - they come up as dry as the duck does. The college will not do everything for you. It is simply one of the helps by which you can win your way to a noble manhood or womanhood. Whatever you are, you must make of
Page 23 - love of nature, the love of man, the love of God. For best of all the scholar's privileges is that of "lending a hand." The scholar travels the road of life well equipped in all which can be helpful to others. He may not travel that road again (you remember the words of the old Quaker), and what he
Page 5 - upon the shoulders of the giants—if we would look farther into the future than they. Science, philosophy, statesmanship cannot for a moment let go of the past. The college intensifies the individuality of a man. It takes his best abilities and

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