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Inhaltsangabe: Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1911. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XL WORK AND WAIT What we do upon some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are; and what we are will be the result of previous years of self-discipline.--H. P. L1ddon. I consider a human soul without education like marble in a quarry, which shows none of its inherent beauties until the skill of the polisher sketches out the colors, makes the surface shine, and discovers every ornamental cloud, spot, and vein that runs throughout the body of it.--Add1son. Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged; practise what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge. Arnold. Haste trips up its own heels, fetters and stops itself.--Seneca. The more you know, the more you can save yourself and that which belongs to you, and do more work with less effort. Charles K1ngsley. "I Was a mere cipher in that vast sea of human enterprise," said Henry Bessemer, speaking of his arrival in London in 1831. Although but eighteen years old, and without an acquaintance in the city, he soon made work for himself by inventing a process of copying bas-reliefs on cardboard. His method was so simple that one could learn in ten minutes how to make a die from an embossed stamp for a penny. Having ascertained later that in this way the raised stamps on all official papers in England could easily be forged, he set to work and invented a perforated stamp which could not be forged nor removed from a document. At the public stamp office he was told by the chief that the government was losing f 100,000 a year through the custom of removing stamps from old parchments and using them again. The chief also fully appreciated the new danger of easy counterfeiting. So he offered Bessemer a definite sum for his process of perforation, or an office for life at eight hundred pounds a year. B...
Über den Autor: American writer and editor ORISON SWETT MARDEN (1850-1924) was born in New England and studied at Boston University and Andover Theological Seminary. In 1897, he founded Success Magazine.
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Buchbeschreibung BiblioLife. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. This item is printed on demand. Hardcover. 720 pages. Dimensions: 9.5in. x 6.5in. x 2.0in.Orison Swett Marden gives many examples of people who have Pushed to the front in his classic book. Opportunities! Every life is full of them. This book has been inspiring and encouraging people from all walks of life for over a century. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9780559072239