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Self Help; Conduct & Perseverance - Samuel Smiles

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Self Help; With Illustrations of Conduct and Perseverance
by Samuel Smiles



Self Help; With Illustrations of Conduct and Perseverance

CHAPTER I - SELF-HELP - NATIONAL AND INDIVIDUAL



"The worth of a State, in the long run, is the worth of the
individuals composing it." - J. S. Mill.

"We put too much faith in systems, and look too little to men." -
B. Disraeli.


"Heaven helps those who help themselves" is a well-tried maxim,
embodying in a small compass the results of vast human experience.
The spirit of self-help is the root of all genuine growth in the
individual; and, exhibited in the lives of many, it constitutes the
true source of national vigour and strength.  Help from without is
often enfeebling in its effects, but help from within invariably
invigorates.  Whatever is done FOR men or classes, to a certain
extent takes away the stimulus and necessity of doing for
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