John Jacob Astor

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of John Jacob Astor, by Elbert HubbardThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it,give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online atwww.gutenberg.netTitle: John Jacob AstorAuthor: Elbert HubbardPosting Date: July 20, 2008 [EBook #412] Release Date: January, 1996Language: English*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK JOHN JACOB ASTOR ***Produced by Charles KellerLITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF GREATBUSINESS MENBYELBERT HUBBARDJOHN J. ASTORThe man who makes it the habit of his life to go to bed at nine o'clock, usually gets rich and is always reliable. Of course,going to bed does not make him rich—I merely mean that such a man will in all probability be up early in the morning anddo a big day's work, so his weary bones put him to bed early. Rogues do their work at night. Honest men work by day. It'sall a matter of habit, and good habits in America make any man rich. Wealth is a result of habit.—JOHN JACOB ASTORLITTLE JOURNEYSVictor Hugo says, "When you open a school, you close a prison."This seems to require a little explanation. Victor Hugo did not have in mind a theological school, nor yet a young ladies'seminary, nor an English boarding-school, nor a military academy, and least of all a parochial institute. What he wasthinking of was a school where people—young and old—were taught to ...

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Title: John Jacob Astor Author: Elbert Hubbard Posting Date: July 20, 2008 [EBook #412] Release Date: January, 1996 Language: English
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LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF GREAT BUSINESS MEN BY ELBERT HUBBARD
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