Steve Shipside’s thoroughly up-to-date interpretation of Samuel Smiles’s Self-help, a self-improvement classic, illustrates the principles of Smiles’s philosophy with modern examples to enable 21st century readers to transform their lives.
Or thrifty people and why they thrive. The home is the epitome of society and government. The application of the principles found in this work to every member of the home, the importance of their inculcation in the home where character is chiefly molded, and the value of such lessons in making every home what it may be and should be, dictated the title of this book. Contents: art of living, or making the most of life; healthy homes; influence of character; home power; companionship and example; work; helping one's self; leaders of industry, inventors and producers; application and perseverance; helps and opportunities, scientific pursuits; energy and will; self-culture; workers in art; men of business; money; habits of thrift; methods of economy; courage; self-control; duty; temper; manner, art; companionship of books; companionship in marriage; example, models; character; discipline of experience.