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" It implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had one thing to do, and that he who would do some great thing in this short life must apply himself to the work with such a concentration of his forces, as to idle spectators, who live only... "
The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review - Page 586
edited by - 1806
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Pushing to the Front: Or Success Under Difficulties, a Book of Inspiration ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1896 - 416 pages
...profit." FRANCIS PARKMAN ' He who would do eorne great thing in this short life must apply hirasell to the work with such a concentration of his forces,...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." " I hope," said a listener, " that your children are not too fond of money and business, to the exclusion...
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Rising in the World, Or, Architects of Fate: A Book Designed to Inspire ...

Orison Swett Marden - 1897 - 478 pages
...planed down to suit the common thought until he has, as a man, been lost in the throng of humanity. "He who would do some great thing in this short life...live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." What a great directness of purpose may be traced in the career of Pitt, who lived ay, and died...
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Methodist Review, Volume 10

1827
...intensity kept uniform by the nature of the human mind forbidding it to be less. His conduct implied an inconceivable severity of conviction, that he had...apply himself to the work with such a concentration of force as to idle spectators, who live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity. [History of Missions....
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Everybody Ahead: Or, Getting the Most Out of Life

Orison Swett Marden - 1916 - 535 pages
...belittling of the Power that made us. TO BE GREAT CONCENTRATE This one thing I do. Saint Paul. "He who would do some great thing in this short life...apply himself to the work with such a concentration of forces, as, to idle spectators, who live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." Did you ever...
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Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ...

Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 228 pages
...an imaginary value in proportion as its real value is no more. Oliver Goldsmith. ?* f-*He who would do some great thing in this short life must apply himself to work with such a concentration of his forces as, to idle spectators, who live only to amuse themselves,...
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The Spatula, Volume 22

Irving P. Fox - 1915
...possible from the use of these silent salesmen? Twin City Commercial Bulletin. Tne Optimist's Corner. He who would do some great thing in this short life must apply himself to the work with such concentration of his forces as to idle spectators, who live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity....
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Primary Education, Volume 24

1916
...to its utmost? Let me quote Ruskin once more: "He who would do some great thing in this short lite must apply himself to the work with such a concentration of his energies as to idle spectators who live only to amuse themselves, looks like insanity." This for you....
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