How to Live on 24 Hours a Day By Arnold Bennett PDF

Download How to Live on 24 Hours a Day By Arnold Bennett PDF book free online – From How to Live on 24 Hours a Day By Arnold Bennett PDF: Rise an hour, an hour and a half, or even two hours earlier; and–if you must–retire earlier when you can. In the matter of exceeding programmes, you will accomplish as much in one morning hour as in two evening hours.

If we further analyse our vague, uneasy aspiration, we shall, I think, see that it springs from a fixed idea that we ought to do something in addition to those things which we are loyally and morally obliged to do. We are obliged, by various codes written and unwritten, to maintain ourselves and our families (if any) in health and comfort, to pay our debts, to save, to increase our prosperity by increasing our efficiency. A task sufficiently difficult! A task which very few of us achieve! A task often beyond our skill! yet, if we succeed in it, as we sometimes do, we are not satisfied; the skeleton is still with us.

And even when we realise that the task is beyond our skill, that our powers cannot cope with it, we feel that we should be less discontented if we gave to our powers, already overtaxed, something still further to do.

Share this:

Comment