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Of A Happy Life And Wherein It Consists
There is not anything in this world, perhaps, that is more talked of, and less understood, than the business of a happy life. It is every man's wish and design.
Man The Maker Of Happiness
Man is the maker of happiness and misery. Further, he is the creator and perpetuator of his own happiness and misery.
Happiness Through The Pursuit And Use Of Money
In their dreams of the ideal commonwealth all reformers and statesmen have held that happiness involves not only freedom, intelligence, but abundance also.
The Art Of Having Time
I have no time, that is not only the most familiar and convenient excuse for not doing one's duty; it is also, one must confess, the excuse which has in it the greatest appear ance of truth.
The Miracle Of Tact
Tact is an extremely delicate quality, difficult to define, hard to cultivate, but absolutely indispensable to one who wishes to get on in the world rapidly and smoothly.
Friendship
The problem of friendship is the problem of life itself. He who has learned to love - and only he - has learned to live.
Friendship
What is so pleasant as these jets of affection which make a young world for me again? What so delicious as a just and firm encounter of two, in a thought, in a feeling?
Friendship
The Book of Proverbs might almost be called a treatise on friendship, so full is it of advice about the sort of person a young man should consort with, and the sort of person he should avoid.
The Simple Life
That which does not make a man worse than he was, also does not make his life worse, nor does it harm him either from without or from within.
The Essence Of Simplicity
Before considering the question of a practical return to the simplicity of which we dream, it will be necessary to define simplicity in its very essence.
Right Living As A Fine Art
A wise youth will think twice before embarking upon a career involving large wealth.
Chivalry
The feudal system gave opportunity for the rise and development of chivalry in mediaeval Europe.
Tale Of The Magicians
In the Berlin Museum there is a manuscript, known as the Westcar papyrus, containing tales of magicians.
St. Benedict's Vision
It happened that there came to visit the venerable Benedict, as his custom was, Servandus, the deacon and abbot of the monastery that Liberius the patrician had built in South Lombardy.
Art Galleries Of Northern Italy
Art developed late in Venice. For some time the Venetians were content to import their art from Constantinople and Mount Athos.
General Principles Of Good Manners
Good manners stand next to a good heart in adapting men and women to the community in which they live.
The Art Of Conversation
An enlightened understanding and a store of interesting knowledge are essential to him who would shine in conversation.
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