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Tackling Tech: Suggestions for the Undergraduate in Technical School Or College
Lawrence Wickes Conant
No preview available - 2016
Tackling Tech; Suggestions for the Undergraduate in Technical School Or College
Lawrence Wickes Conant
No preview available - 2015
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Page 80 - I suspect that neither the nature nor the amount of our work is accountable for the frequency and severity of our break-downs but that their cause lies rather in those absurd feelings of hurry and having no time, in that breathlessness and tension, that anxiety of feature and that solicitude of results, that lack of inner harmony and ease...
Page 3 - The hills have been high for man's mounting, The woods have been dense for his axe. The stars have been thick for his counting, The sands have been wide for his tracks. The sea has been deep for his diving, The poles have been broad for his sway, But bravely he's proved in his striving, That "Where there's a will there's a way.
Page 15 - If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue, Or walk with Kings — nor lose the common touch, If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you, If all men count with you, but none too much; If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixty seconds...
Page 188 - Your sub-committee believe 'You can lighten the curse of Adam when you've lightened the curse of Eve. 'But till we are built like angels — with hammer and chisel and pen, 'We will work for ourself and a woman, for ever and ever. Amen.
Page 91 - ... had it in their power to prevent. This they will ultimately discover to their chagrin and even grief, when it is too late to regain the lost opportunities. There are, however, two general classes of competency which I wish to discuss to-day, and which are generated in the schools. These are, Competency to Serve, and Competency to Appreciate and Enjoy. By competency to serve is meant that ability to perform one's due proportion of the world's work which brings to society a common benefit, which...
Page 52 - Everybody who ever did anything, anywhere, had to find the grindstone and run himself against it until he developed an edge that would cut something. Half of greatness is grit.
Page 149 - ... of yourself in the way that some of these young fellows who haven't had to work for it do. But because I have sat tight, I don't want you to get it into your head that the old man's rich, and that he can stand it, because he won't stand it after you leave •college. The sooner you adjust your spending to what your earning capacity will be, the easier they will find it to live together. The only sure way that a man can get rich quick is to have it given to him or to inherit it. You are not going...
Page 185 - The writer received fifteen replies, four interviews, and three offers of positions. It will pay you to study this letter carefully. The style or tone of the letter is particularly worthy of your careful consideration.