Man's supreme inheritance

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E.P. Dutton & Company, 1918 - 354 sayfa

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Sayfa 104 - In what way to treat the body ; in what way to treat the mind ; in what way to manage our affairs ; in what way to bring up a family ; in what way to behave as a citizen ; in what way to utilize all those sources of happiness which nature supplies; how to use all our faculties to the greatest advantage of ourselves and others...
Sayfa 304 - It is not for nothing that he has in him these sympathies with some principles and repugnance to others. He, with all his capacities, and aspirations, and beliefs, is not an accident, but a product of the time. He must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he ia a parent of the future; and that his thoughts are as children born to him, which he may not carelessly let die.
Sayfa 61 - When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out. And when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.
Sayfa 313 - For the very essence of the process as spontaneously carried on, is that each faculty acquires fitness for its function by performing its function ; and if its function is performed for it by a substituted agency, none of the required adjustment of nature takes place ; but the nature becomes deformed to fit the artificial arrangements instead of the natural arrangements.
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