Baltimore; Biography Volume 3

Baltimore; Biography Volume 3

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... these characteristics are the foundation on which has been reared the fair fabric of his successful career. Before reaching the prime of life he has attained a position that many an older man might well envy, and working as he has done along progressive lines, none who know him can doubt his being destined for still larger usefulness and greater successes. THOMAS L. BERRY Thomas Lansdale Berry, the motto of whose family is, "Nothing without labor," is a notable instance of the great things that may be achieved by simple personal industry. A tremendous worker and an advocate of work, he has accomplished in the course of his busy and distinguished career twice as much as the usual individual accomplishes in any one line, and preserves his physical vigor and fitness by the constant exercise of his remarkable powers. His ability of concentration, kept in daily and hourly practice, is wonderful, and is sufficient in itself to render him well qualified to perform whatever he has a mind to do. Of striking personal appearance, eyes full of the fire of youth, and a directness of manner and speech that goes straight to the mark, he impresses one immediately as a man who sees into the heart of things with keen judgment of men and events; and he has withal a wonderful command of language, with an instinctive selection of the right word for the right place which amounts almost to genius, and which, with his suave and courtly address, impresses one at once with the idea that he might have attained distinction as an orator had occasion offered. As it is, in the world of finance he has succeeded in making himself a most important factor; born with a genius for figures, his clear business methods and views, and his systematic attention to the details...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 262 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 472g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236603001
  • 9781236603005