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Architects of Fate

or, Steps to Success and Power

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Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 101,513 / 293 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.5
LoC Category: BF
Downloads: 6,689
Added to site: 2007.05.28
mnybks.net#: 17116
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Instructional

A book designed to inspire youth to character building, self-culture and noble achievement.

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usands of students graduated every year from our grand institutions, whose object is to make stalwart, independent, self-supporting men, turned out into the world saplings instead of stalwart oaks, "memory-glands" instead of brainy men, helpless instead of self-supporting, sickly instead of robust, weak instead of strong, leaning instead of erect. "So many promising youths, and never a finished man!"

The character sympathizes with and unconsciously takes on the nature of the body. A peevish, snarling, ailing man cannot develop the vigor and strength of character which is possible to a healthy, robust, jolly man. There is an inherent love in the human mind for wholeness, a demand that man shall come up to the highest standard; and there is an inherent protest or contempt for preventable deficiency. Nature too demands that man be ever at the top of his condition. The giant's strength with the imbecile's brain will not be characteristic of the coming man.

Man has been a dwarf of himself, but a high

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