The Majesty of Calmness

The Majesty of Calmness

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by William George Jordan
     
 

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"Calmness is the rarest quality in human life. It is the poise of a great nature, in harmony with itself and its ideals. It is the moral atmosphere of a life self-centred, self-reliant, and self-controlled. Calmness is singleness of purpose, absolute confidence, and conscious power,--ready to be focused in an instant to meet any crisis." So begins "The Majesty of…  See more details below

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"Calmness is the rarest quality in human life. It is the poise of a great nature, in harmony with itself and its ideals. It is the moral atmosphere of a life self-centred, self-reliant, and self-controlled. Calmness is singleness of purpose, absolute confidence, and conscious power,--ready to be focused in an instant to meet any crisis." So begins "The Majesty of Calmness" by William George Jordan, a classic how to on achieving the inner peace of calmness.

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ISBN-13:
9781412165037
Publisher:
eBooksLib
Publication date:
04/21/2010
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
94 KB

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William George Jordan (1864-1928) was an American editor and essayist. Jordan was born in New York City on March 6, 1864. He graduated from the City College of New York and began his literary career as editor of Book Chat in 1884. He joined Current Literature in 1888 and became its managing editor. In 1891 he left Current Literature and moved to Chicago where he started a lecture program on his system of Mental Training. He returned to Current Literature in January of 1894 as its managing editor and then resigned again in August of 1886. In 1897 he was hired as the managing editor for The Ladies Home Journal, after which he edited The Saturday Evening Post (1888-89). From 1899 to 1905 he was the editor and vice-president of Continental Publishing Company. He was the editor of the publication Search-Light between 1905 and 1906. In 1894 he published a paper entitled Mental Training: A Remedy for Education. He published his first book, The Kingship of Self-Control, in 1898 and his last in 1926, two years before his death.

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