Thrift is the basis of Self-Help, and the foundation of much that is excellent in Character. The principles of Thrift are essential for the times we are living in. The object of this book is to induce men to employ their means for worthy purposes, and not to waste them upon selfish indulgences. Many enemies have to be encountered in accomplishing this object. There are idleness, thoughtlessness, vanity, vice, intemperance. The last is the worst enemy of all. Numerous cases are cited in the course of the following book, which show that one of the best methods of abating the Curse of Drink, is to induce old and young to practise the virtue of Thrift.
- Publication Date
- Oct 14, 2013
- Personal Growth
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): Samuel Smiles