This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...a lifetime. I might have done better by doing only one. Still, that is another thing that depends very much upon the young man, and ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...a lifetime. I might have done better by doing only one. Still, that is another thing that depends very much upon the young man, and his capabilities." "I know you must believe in recreation for people who are working, since you are yourself indulging in it now." "Oh, yes, one must have some change. A man who has no outdoor exercise is likely to wear himself out in short order. I love to be out of doors. I always have, and that is one thing that has helped me to do some things that I have. I go out for a time every day when I am here at home. I enjoy being in the open air." "I know you think that the young man of to-day has a better chance to make a success in life than those who lived twenty-five years ago." "Certainly. The young man of to-day has greater opportunities for advancing himself and achieving a real success than any men have ever had before. Everything offers better chances, and all a boy needs is education enough to appreciate them when they are here. That is one of the chief values of a good education. It aids a young man in many things that would be invisible to the uneducated fellow. It helps him to weigh things in his mind before deciding what to do. It is mind-training that we need. The power to think is almost absolutely necessary to success. Without it, a man is sure to be unequal to the great struggle for supremacy that is going on constantly in certain professions and lines of business." In a contributed article President Roosevelt gave his views of what constitutes good citizenship. An extract from this article is given herewith: THE CITIZENSHIP THAT COUNTS. "After honesty as the foundation of the citizenship that counts, in business or in politics, must come courage. You must have courage not only in battle, but also in...Read Less
Good. Burgandy buckrum gilt title and illus, HC, 352 pgs, few illus, marbled ep, secondary ep in back missing not marbled onem, no lib markings, TEG, lite shelfwear, interior tight and clean, g+ to vg-
Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. shelf wear corners bumped binding touchy pages clean first two pages pulled from binding but are in book. 2 v. fronts., plates, ports. 20 1/2cm. O. Paged continuously.
Fair. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 742pp. Sketches of the lives of successful Americans in all fields: education, commerce, the arts, invention, transportation, etc. The examples set forth are meant to be an inspiration to young and old, alike. Many photographs, decorative marbled end papers. Wear and scuffing of edges and corners. Spine faded. Wear at extremities.
Fair. ORIGINAL 1904 EDITION. 600pp; marbled endpages; b/w frontis of Marden & many pp glossy b/w photos & plates; free front ep has been removed, otherwise good; moisture stain top edge of first 3 pp; message to previous owner front endpaper, dated 1925; 7.75" tall; wear to edges of red cloth cover with black decor & gilt lettering.
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