Laugh and Live

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,626 / 99 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.6
LoC Categories: PN, BF
Downloads: 2,432
Added to site: 2005.12.14
mnybks.net#: 12208
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Essays, Non-fiction

There is one thing in this good old world that is positively sure--happiness is for all who strive to be happy--and those who laugh are happy.

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be afraid of the weak points. We will get after them and get hold of ourselves at the same time. Some book might give us help--a fine play, or some form of athletics will start us to thinking. Self-analysis teaches us to see ourselves in a true light without embellishments or undue optimism. We can gauge our chances in no better way. If we grope in the darkness we haven't much of a chance. "Taking stock" throws a searchlight on the dark spots and points the way out of the danger zone.

CHAPTER III

ADVANTAGES OF AN EARLY START

It is the young man who has the best chance of winning. Then why shouldn't youthfulness be made a permanent asset? We have recovered from the idea of putting a man into a sanatorium just because a few grey hairs show themselves in his head. We should not ask him how old he is ... we should ask: "What can he do?" The young man may have the advantage of years but the older one has the advan

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