The Young Man: Or, Guide to Knowledge, Virtue and Happiness

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Nathaniel L. Dayton, 1845 - 224 էջ

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Էջ 90 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Էջ 61 - And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown ; but we an incorruptible.
Էջ 49 - In short, the way to wealth, if you desire it, is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality ; that is, waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality nothing will do, and with them every thing. He that gets all he can honestly, and saves all he gets, ( necessary expenses excepted) will certainly become rich — if that Being who governs the world, to whom all should look for a blessing on their honest endeavours,...
Էջ 42 - Lord empty : every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord thy God which he hath given thee.
Էջ 38 - He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
Էջ 43 - He that soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly ; and he that soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.
Էջ 203 - I have carefully and regularly perused these Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion, that the volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language they may have been written.
Էջ 216 - I learned grammar when I was a private soldier on the pay of sixpence a day. The edge of my berth, or that of the guard-bed, was my seat to study in ; my knapsack was my bookcase ; a bit of board lying on my lap was my writing-table, and the task did not demand anything like a year of my life.
Էջ 149 - Never hold anybody by the button or the hand in order to be heard out; for if people are not willing to hear you, you had much better hold your tongue than them.
Էջ 40 - But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

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