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" It is not what we eam, but what we save, that makes us rich. It is Bot what we eat, but what we digest, that makes us strong. It is not what we read, but what we remember, that makes us learned.”
“If every man and woman would work four hours a day at something useful, want and misery would vanish from the world, and the remaining portion of the day might be leisure and pleasure.'
The late Charles Dickens in a farewell letter to his son, said, “Never take a mean advantage of any one in any transaction, and never be hard upon people who get in your power. Try to do to others as you would have them do to you, and do not be discouraged if they fail sometimes.”
SECRETS OF SUCCESS:
HOW TO GET ON IN THE WORLD.
THERE are different ways of getting on in the world. It does not always mean making money rapidly or being a great man for people to look up to with wonder. Getting on in the world means making a good beginning. Many men, possessed of every advantage, fail to get on by beginning badly. Leaving off a bad habit for a good one is getting on in the world ; being careful and saving instead of thoughtless and wasteful is getting on; being kind and forbearing instead of ill-natured and quarrelsome is getting on; in short, when we see anyone properly attentive to his duties, avoiding litigation, and persevering through difficulties to gain such knowledge as shall be of use to himself and to others we may be sure that he is getting on in the world.
To begin with. Do not interfere with the business of others, but attend to your own. Every man has in his own life follies enough -in his own mind troubles enough—in the performance of his duties deficiency enough-in his own fortune evils enough, without minding other people's business.