Selfmademan. Self Made Man, Bobbie Carlyle

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In fact, they who prayed loudest seemed to get least. You really need an inspiration. The monumental version began in foam covered with clay and sat idle and unfinished for some time as Bobbie circled it daily in her studio. I will give you, in one simple statement, my idea, my observation and my experience of the chief agent in the success of self-made men. Game content and materials are trademarks and copyrights of their respective publisher and its licensors.

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My father could teach himself to do anything he wanted. Matched when dormant, they are unmatched in action. But don't most of us know people who succeeded pretty much on their own, maybe even who believe that not relying on outside assistance encouraged the self-reliance that was core to their success? Men of very ordinary faculties have, nevertheless, made a very respectable way in the world and have sometimes presented even brilliant examples of success. Or like the snow-falls in the river, A moment white—then melts forever; Or like the borealis race, That flit ere you can point their place; Or like the rainbow's lovely form Evanishing amid the storm. What is, in this respect, difficult and uncommon in the Old World, is quite easy and common in the New. It is brief and I take great pleasure in presenting it.

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America is said, and not without reason, to be preeminently the home and patron of self-made men. They are, in obedience to ever varying atmospheric forces, lifted from their lowly condition and borne away by gentle winds or furious storms to far off islands, capes and continents; visiting in their course, mountain, valley and pain; thus fulfilling a beneficent mission and leaving the grateful earth refreshed, enriched, invigorated, beautiful and blooming. He'd been a janitor at the local high school, but by the time I was around, he was retired. My family didn't travel for family vacations; my parents took us sailing down and up the Columbia River. Success and failure, wealth and poverty, intelligence and ignorance, liberty and slavery, happiness and misery, were all bestowed or inflicted upon individual men by a divine hand and for all-wise purposes. Do right, though the heavens fall; but they will not fall. That illustrious patriot, scholar and statesman, came to our country from the far east of Europe, a complete master of the English language.

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Self Made Man, Bobbie Carlyle

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He sounds like a bit of a genius to me actually. He asserts that nearly all of the Holocaust survivors and children he knows are pretty much self-made successes. With equal suffrage in our hands, we are beyond the power of families, nationalities or races. I had to give her something to eat, drink and play with during our sessions. Indolence and failure can give a thousand excuses for themselves.

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The Self

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We cannot serve two masters. In this respect, America is not only the exception to the general rule, but the social wonder of the world. Such, in some sort, is a true picture of the restless activity and ever-changing relations of American society. They are the men who, in a world of schools, academies, colleges and other institutions of learning, are often compelled by unfriendly circumstances to acquire their education elsewhere and, amidst unfavorable conditions, to hew out for themselves a way to success, and thus to become the architects of their own good fortunes. As the gold in the mountain is concealed in huge and flinty rocks, so the most valuable ideas and inventions are often enveloped in doubt and uncertainty. Jefferson was not ashamed to call the black man his brother and to address him as a gentleman. But citizens and private individuals, in their relation to each other and the world, demand of every one the equivalent of a passport to recognition, in the possession of some quality or acquirement which shall commend its possessor to favor.

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Man was, by such reasoners, made a very insignificant agent in his own affairs. Some fly too far and others, not far enough, and only a few hit the mark. A man may dispose of his life as Paddy did of his powder,—aim at nothing, and hit it every time. As in commerce, so here, the relation of supply to demand rules. If we resemble the sea in its troubles, we also resemble the sea in its power and grandeur, and in the equalities of its particles. Though born a slave and held a slave till he was fifteen years of age; though, like Bannecker, he was black and showed no trace of Caucasian admixture, history hands him down to us as a brave and generous soldier, a wise and powerful statesman, an ardent patriot and a successful liberator of his people and his country.

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The highest services to man and the richest rewards to the worker at not conditioned entirely upon physical power. Dietz also devised a plan for an elevated railway to be built in Broadway, New York. He was always starting businesses. When my brothers and I were young, he'd sometimes take one of us on a joy ride to Salem or Eugene. That a man has been able to make his own way in the world, is an humble fact as well as an honorable one.

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