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Page 213 - He that ruleth his spirit, is better than he that taketh a city,
Page 391 - Tell me with whom thou goest, and I'll tell thee what thou doest.
Page 364 - Protestant work ethic in his often quoted sayings, such as "early to bed. early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise," "the early bird catches the worm," "time is money," and "a penny saved is a penny earned." In locating the roots of the American work ethic, we need to take into account geography, as well as ideology. As settlers arrived on the bountiful American landscape, there was no limit to the possibilities for work that needed to be done. So...
Page 193 - Fall on us ; and to the hills, Cover us. For if they do thefe things in a green tree, what (hall be done in the dry ? And there were alfo two other, malefaftors, led with him to be put to death.
Page 171 - Now, since it is impossible to lecture at all without committing such crimes as these, and since you may as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb, why hesitate to perpetrate the final outrage of letting loose your individuality, and saying just what you think in your own way as agreeably and frankly as you can ? Of course you may have no opinion; but in that case, how much easier it would be to simply read aloud the article on Chopin from Grove's...
Page 16 - I have prepared my dinner : my oxen and my fadings are killed, and all things are ready : come unto the marriage. But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his farm, and another to his merchandize : and the remnant took his servants, and entreated them spitefully, and slew them.
Page 205 - An irrepressible buoyancy, a vivacious spirit, a kindliness and tolerance for the frailties of men, and a feeling that 'it is time enough to bid the devil good morning when you meet him' — are character traits which Americans have associated for more than a century
Page 121 - The player who looks at any card belonging to the stock is liable to have a suit called.