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New thought common sense and what life means to me,

New thought common sense and what life means to me,
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  • Sales Rank:14,330,414
  • Language:English (Published)
  • Pages:292
  • Publication Date:1908
  • ASIN:B0006AFGQ2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...he explored deeper waters and caught larger fish. This man was not a monopolist and owed no poorer neighbors an apology for having better means of locomotion than they. It has grown to be the habit of the unsuccessful to class all people who possess comforts and convenAre You Alive? 131 iences in one mass with the idle, selfish, and ofttimes dishonest, rich. There are millionaires who came by their wealth through criminal methods. There are capitalists who grind the poor and wrong their fellow men. But it is well to remember that there are also honest, noble, unselfish people with fortunes, and capitalists who are a blessing to the world, to the laboring classes and to humanity. No more unjust and absurd idea ever existed than that mistaken impression of the very poor that all rich or even comfortable people are their enemies and their despoilers. Equally erroneous is the idea that only the poor have troubles, cares or hardships. There are wealthy people who work fourteen hours a day with their brains and hands, trying to do good to humanity. There are men who have become the possessors of large fortunes through honest industry and perseverance, and who are bowed to the earth by the cares and responsibilities of life, and who lie awake nights while poorer men sleep, trying to decide just what is the kindest, wisest and most unselfish course of action to pursue. To be the possessor of a comfortable sum of money does not mean to be dishonest or unkind, any more than poverty means honesty and unselfishness. There are all kinds of people in both classes. However poor you are, try at least to be just and fair in your estimate of others. Justice is one of the pillars in character building. Make yourself everything that is honest, noble, just...

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