Working for the Boss (Google eBook)

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Platt & Peck Company, 1918 - Success - 66 pages
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Page 22 - Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.
Page 77 - This textbook may be borrowed for two weeks, with the privilege of renewing it once. A fine of five cents a day is incurred by failure to return a book on the date when it is due. The Education Library is open from 9 to 5 daily except Saturday when it closes at 12.30. DUE DUE...
Page 1 - The only conclusive evidence of a man's sincerity is that he gives him* self for a principle. Words, money, all things else are comparatively easy to give away ; but when a man makes a gift of his daily life and practice, it is plain that the truth, whatever it may be, has taken possession of him.
Page 24 - Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears; while the used key is always bright, as Poor Richard says. But dost thou love life, then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of, as Poor Richard says.
Page 60 - Love suffereth long, and is kind; love envieth not; Love vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up; Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not its own, Is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
Page 8 - The modern majesty consists in work. What a man can do is his greatest ornament, and he always consults his dignity by doing it.
Page 10 - True rest, therefore, issues from work. termissions which are given by daily sleep and daily food, and the essential and restful pause of Sunday. Such a condition of continuous and wholesome activity, interrupted only by these natural pauses, is the happiest condition on earth, and no man should wish for himself any other outward happiness. This, in brief, is Hilty's philosophy of work. He calls the unemployed "the most unfortunate of people," and covets for workmen the great joy of absolutely losing...
Page 63 - THE AMERICAN NATURALIST VOL. XXIX. September, 1895. 345 THE PRESENT STANDING OF THE FLORIDA MANATEE, TRICHECHUS LATIROSTRIS (HARLAN) IN THE INDIAN RIVER WATERS. BY OUTRAM BANGS. The last two generations have witnessed such a destruction of animal life in this country that it is appalling to look ahead and see what the future has in store for us. Our larger animals and birds are going with such rapidity, and the wilder parts of the country to which they have been driven are being cleared and settled...
Page 9 - Professor suggests, is not to be found in complete inactivity of mind or body, or in as little activity as possible. On the contrary, it is to be found only in welladapted and well-ordered activity of both body and mind.

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