Self Reliance and Other Essays

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“A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best.”

“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph

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A job well done makes for a happy man. This is a general statement.

You are the only one who can make yourself truly happy; peace comes from accomplishments and principles. This again is a general statement.

I'm sorry. I didn't realize this was posted twice. I am extremely sorry