In the Fire of the Heart

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McClure, Phillips & Company, 1906 - Всего страниц: 333

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Стр. 233 - No men living are more worthy to be trusted than those who toil up from poverty — none less inclined to take or touch aught which they have not honestly earned.
Стр. 89 - Napoleon. As long as our civilization is essentially one of property, of fences, of exclusiveness, it will be mocked by delusions. Our riches will leave us sick ; there will be bitterness in our laughter, and our wine will burn our mouth. Only that good profits which we can taste with all doors open, and which serves all men.
Стр. 327 - If the gatherer gathers too much, nature takes out of the man what she puts into his chest; swells the estate, but kills the owner.
Стр. 96 - Without the slightest exaggeration we may assert that, with very few exceptions, the city governments of the United States are the worst in Christendom — • the most expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt.
Стр. 65 - He unroofs the houses, and ships the population to America. The nation is accustomed to the instantaneous creation of wealth. It is the maxim of their economists, "that the greater part in value of the wealth now existing in England, has been produced by human hands within the last twelve months.
Стр. 233 - It is not needed nor fitting here that a general argument should be made in favor of popular institutions ; but there is one point, with its connections, not so hackneyed as most others, to which I ask a brief attention. It is the effort to place capital on an equal footing with, if not above labor, in the structure of government.
Стр. 330 - Of all the causes which conspire to blind Man's erring judgment, and misguide the mind, What the weak head with strongest bias rules, Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
Стр. 27 - There are in all large cities in America and abroad, streets and courts and alleys where a class of people live who have lost all selfrespect and ambition, who rarely, if ever, work, who are aimless and drifting, who like drink, who have no thought for their children, and who live more or less contentedly on rubbish and alms.
Стр. 71 - For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will ye may do them good : but me ye have not always.

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