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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...the indomitable purpose of a single sailor. 2--The Reformation was the growth of an humble monk's purpose. 3--The Atlantic Cable is a memorial of human loyalty to aim. B--The power of resolute purpose has always been the most irresistible force that man has possessed. 1--A strong mind is much less effective. a--Mind is cold and unpersuasive, conviction is fiery and contagious. 2--Purpose will convert a man of small talent into an immense force. a--Sir William Jones, a notorious dullard became the greatest Oriental scholar of Modern Europe, when he became filled with a purpose. b--Blaise Pascal studied mathematics in secret, and became a prodigy at 16. c--Disraeli became an orator merely through the power of a great purpose. Conclus1on I. Purpose is power that is free to all. II. You and I may become powerful influences for the amelioration of our environment. III. An ordinary street gamin of Paris is said to have won the battle of Marengo, changing the destiny of Europe. XXV Ideals (Prepared for college seniors interested in science.) Introduct1on I. The University graduate should carry out into the world two things. A--He should carry away a thorough profes-sional training. B--He should carry away high ideals. 1--These ideals are as important as his professional training. a--They will fashion his whole life. II. The two most important ideals are breadth of view and service to one's fellow man. D1scuss1on I. Breadth of view is an ideal not easily realized. A--The tendency of the scientist is to lose himself in his profession. 1--The popular conception of the scientist as an absent-minded, impractical person has resulted from this lack of breadth. II. A breadth of view is of great personal value to the scientist. A--It develops his character....show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236492293
  • 9781236492296