• Humanism,  Maxims,  Sayings,  Self-Help

    The humanitarian calendar and daily maxim book (1929) PDF book by William J. Robinson,

    The humanitarian calendar and daily maxim book (1929) PDF book by William J. Robinson Excerpt from the author’s introduction: I am a profound believer in the power of words. Words, woven into sentences, slogans, maxims, songs, and books have deeply influenced the lives of individuals, as well as the destinies of whole nations. I know personally men and women the current of whose lives was profoundly changed as the result of a book or an article.  I believe in the value of helpful hints and maxims for those who wish to be helped. Except in the hopelessly blase and cynical, the words of humanity’s good and great men do conduce…

  • Maxims,  Sayings,  Self-Help

    Maxims and reflections upon man PDF by François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld Translated

    Maxims and reflections upon man PDF by François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1896) Translated by Stanisław I Leszczyński, King of Poland François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld  This book contains collections of wise sayings and maxims by François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld  François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac (15 September 1613 – 17 March 1680) was a noted French author of maxims and memoirs. He is part of the literary movement of classicism and best known for his maxims. Although he only officially published his Memoirs and his Maxims, his literary production is dense. Francis, Duke of Rochefoucauld, Prince of Marsillao, a distinguished wit and nobleman…

  • Maxims,  Quotations,  Self-Help

    Pearls of thought PDF book ( 1881) by Maturin Ballou (Quotations)

    Pearls of thought PDF book ( 1881) by Maturin Ballou (Quotations) The volume herewith presented is the natural result of the compiler’s habit of transferring and classifying significant passages from known authors. No special course of reading has been pursued, the thoughts being culled from foreign and native tongues from the moss-grown tomes of ancient literature and the verdant fields of today. The terse periods of others, appropriately quoted, become in a degree our own; and a just estimation is very nearly allied to originality, or, as the author of Vanity Fair tells us, ” Next to excellence is the appreciation of it.” Without endorsing the idea of a modern…

  • Ethics,  Maxims,  Philosophy,  Quotations

    Maxims: political, philosophical, and moral PDF book (8178 Maxims) by Edward Counsel

    Maxims: political, philosophical, and moral PDF book (8178 Maxims ) by Edward Counsel [1889] In submitting to the Australian public the following Maxims and Reflections, the author deems it necessary to offer a few introductory remarks, so as to arrive at a proper understanding of his motives in publishing the present unpretentious volume. It was originally my intention to have preceded this volume of Maxims by issuing a selection of my ” Melodies of Erin” (as songs), some of which are although still, I . regret to say, in manuscript publicly known in Melbourne; but not meeting the encouragement I was led to expect from some of our Melbourne music publishers,…