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If I Rest, I Rust

The heights by great men reached and keptWere not attained by sudden flight;But they, while their companions slept,Were toiling upward in the night.—Longfellow The significant German inscription, found on an old key, "If I rest, I rust," would be an excellent motto for those who are afflicted with the slightest…
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Work

"There is a perennial nobleness in work." that should be more realized in these days when such a man as Carlyle has lived in our midst. "Know what thou canst work at, and work at it like a Hercules!" How many of us can do that? If we wish to…
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Simplicity

Life is often considered to be complex, and the lives of many are such merely because there is not a real, honest striving after the good and true. There is an equivalent for everything in the world, and the question, will it pay? has a moral as well as a…
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