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" ... what we really are. But then, as the world offers more trials on the one hand, so on the other it holds out more duties. If we are called to battle oftener, we have more opportunities of victory. "
The Works of Hannah More - Page 252
by Hannah More - 1836
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Union University: Its History, Influence, Characteristics and ..., Volume 1

Andrew Van Vranken Raymond - 1907
...of the fashionable or ambitious. It must have pondered well and wisely that saying of the wise man, 'he that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city.' It must know how to poise itself on its own convictions of truth and duty, and stand undismayed, though...
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The Elevator Constructor, Volumes 13-14

1916
...established in strength in the relations they must bear to the affairs of the world of which they are a part. "He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx X Retirement of Superannuated x Government Employees...
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Noontime Messages in a College Chapel: Sixty-nine Short Addresses to Young ...

1917 - 181 pages
...light and does the right " is always greater than the man who thinks and plans for personal success. " He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." Facts are dead; truth lives and is personal; worth reveals the complete person, the perfect model....
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Teaching Shop Work: A Handbook for Instructors in Vocational Schools, and ...

Merritt Way Haynes - 1924 - 238 pages
...weaknesses and peculiarities, as we have already mentioned. In all situations, no matter how exasperating, " He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." The teacher should always respect the feelings of his students and in dealing with them should always...
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Health for Every Day

Maurice Alpheus Bigelow, Jean Broadhurst - 1924 - 235 pages
...with our sleep. It is not always easy to control our temper. That is the reason why the Bible says: "He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." We ought to keep as cheerful and calm as we can ourselves, and help other people to be happy and cheerful....
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USA und Mittelamerika: die Aussenpolitik von William J. Bryan, 1913-1915

Ralph Dietl - 1996 - 496 pages
...amerikanische Volk sich auch in Zukunft an Salomon halten oder aber alte Positionen aufgeben würde. Denn, '"he that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city.'" The American people have shown that they can take a city; will they be able to restrain the spirit...
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The Laws of Life

James Shane - 2002 - 708 pages
...teaches us to govern ourselves. Hazlitt: Those who can command themselves command others. Laws of Life: He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city. Seneca: Most powerful is he who has himself in his power. SELF-DENIAL The denial of one's self, forbearing...
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High Mysticism

Emma Curtis Hopkins - 2007 - 380 pages
...discloses authority with the particularly present divine Self, or Spirit of God vivifying each frame. "He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city," wrote Solomon the discoverer of spiritual activities. This individually present Godship is that Self...
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Teaching Shop Work: A Handbook for Instructors in Vocational Schools, and ...

Merritt Way Haynes - 1924 - 238 pages
...weaknesses and peculiarities, as we have already mentioned. In all situations, no matter how exasperating, " He that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city." The teacher should always respect the feelings of. his students and in dealing with them should always...
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The Son of Temperance, Volume 1

1881
...SELF-CONTROL. To this quality, even more than to his genius, he probably owed his success in life. " Ee that ruleth his own spirit is better than he that taketh a city," and the life of such a man is a record of truer and nobler conquest than that of an Alexander or a...
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