CONSTERNATION AT THE SIGHT OF FULTON'S MONSTER.
"Man, it is not thy works, which are mortal, infinitely little, and the greatest no greater than the least, but only the spirit thou workest in, that can have worth or continuance."—Carlyle.
"The physical industries of this world have two relations in
them: one to the actor, and one to the public. Honest business is more really a
contribution to the public than it is to the manager of the business himself.
Although it seems to the man, and generally to the community, that the active
business man is a self-seeker, and although his motive may be
self-aggrandizement, yet, in point of fact, no man ever manages a legitimate
business in this life, that he is not doing a thousand-fold more for other men
than he is trying to do even for himself. For, in the economy of God's
providence, every right and well organized business is a beneficence and not a
selfishness. And not less is it so because the merchant, the mechanic, the
publisher, the artist, think merely of their profit. They are in fact working
more for others than they are for themselves."