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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 15 - Hold on!" 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 80 - We say that so many of our fellow-countrymen collapse, and have to be sent abroad to rest their nerves, because they work so hard. I suspect that this is an immense mistake. I suspect that neither the nature nor the amount of our work is accountable for the frequency and severity of our breakdowns, but that their cause lies rather in those absurd feelings of hurry and having no...
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 186 - 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 80 - I suspect that neither the nature nor the amount of our work is accountable forthe frequency and severity of our breakdowns, 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, in short, by which with us the work is apt to be accompanied, and from which a European who should do the same work would nine times out of ten be free.
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 183 - 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.
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