Reading For Quality of Life

“Life is short and books are many. Instead of having your mind a garret crowded with rubbish, make it a parlor with rich furniture, beautifully arranged, in which you would not be ashamed to have the whole world enter.” – Mary C. Haskett


Recently while searching on the internet for the original source of a quote I liked, I came across a little gem of a book entitled A Noble Life by Mary C. Haskett. This work, published in 1919, was written as advice to young people and addresses different practical topics like relationships and character qualities. Of course the language is a bit dated, but I’m sure much of the advice is still useful and applicable. Let me just clarify that I’m not necessarily recommending the entire work, as I haven’t read it, but I did find these two brief chapters contained a lot of valid points, so I thought I would share them with you. Continue reading “Reading For Quality of Life”