Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son

Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son

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"[...] The only sure way that a man can get rich quick is to have it given to him or to inherit it. You are not going to get rich that way-at least, not until after you have proved your ability to hold a pretty important position with the firm; and, of course, there is just one place from which a man can start for that position with Graham & Co. It doesn't make any difference whether he is the son of the old man or of the cellar boss-that place is the bottom. And the bottom in the office end of this business is a seat at the mailing-desk, with eight dollars every Saturday night. I can't hand out any ready-made success to you. It would do you no good, and it would do the house[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.84mm | 204.12g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507704399
  • 9781507704394

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