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六级英语晨读经典100篇 15

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  The Road to Success成功之路
It is well that the young men should begin at the beginning and occupy the most subordinate positions. Many of the leading bussinessmen of Pittsburgh had a serious responsibility thrust on them at the very threshold of their career. They were introduced to the broom, and spent the first hours of their bussiness lives sweeping1 out the office. I notice we have janitors2 and janitresses now in offices, and our young men unfortunately miss the salutary branch of a business education. But if by chance the professional sweeper is absent any morning, the boy who has the genius of the future partner in him will not hesitate to try his hand at the broom. The other day, a fond fashionable mother in Michigan asked a young man whether or not he had ever seen a young lady sweep in a room so grandly as her Priscilla.He said no, he never had, and the mother was gratified beyond measure.But then said he, afer a pause,"What I should like to see her do is sweeping out a room". It does not hurt a newest comer to sweep out the office if necessary. I was one of those sweepers myself.
Assuming that you have all obtained employment and are fairly started, my advice to you is "aim high". I would not give a fig3 for the young man who does not already see himself the partner or the head of an important firm. Don't rest content for a moment in your thoughts as head clerk, or foremen, or general manager in any concern, no matter how extensive. Say to yourself "My place is at the top".Be king in your dreams.
And here is the prime condition of success, the great secret: concentrate your energy, thought, and capital exlusively upon the business in which you are engaged. Having begun in one line, reslove to fight it out on that line, to lead in it ,adopt every impovement, have the best machinery4, and know the most about it.
And the concerns which fail are those which have scattered5 their capital , which mean that they have scattered their brain too. They have investments in this ,or that, or the other, here, there, and everywhere. "Don't put all your eggs in one basket" is all wrong, I tell you "put all your eggs in one basket and watch the basket." Look around yourself and take notice, men who do that not often fail. It is easy to watch one basket and carry it. It is trying to carry too many basket that breaks most eggs in this country. He who has three baskets must put one on his head, which is apt to tumble and trip him up. One fault of American businessmen is lack of concentration.
To summarize what I have said: aim at the highest, never enter a bar room; don't touch liquor, or if at all only at meals; never speculate; never indorse beyond your surplus cash fund; make the firm's interests yours; break orders always to save owners; concentrate; put all the eggs in one basket and watch the basket; expenditure6 always within revenue; lastly be not impatient, for as Emorson said: no one can cheat you out of your ultimate success but yourselves.


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1 sweeping ihCzZ4     
adj.范围广大的,一扫无遗的
参考例句:
  • The citizens voted for sweeping reforms.公民投票支持全面的改革。
  • Can you hear the wind sweeping through the branches?你能听到风掠过树枝的声音吗?
2 janitors 57ca206edb2855b724941b4089bf8ca7     
n.看门人( janitor的名词复数 );看管房屋的人;锅炉工
参考例句:
  • The janitors were always kicking us out. 守卫总是将~踢出去。 来自互联网
  • My aim is to be one of the best janitors in the world. 我的目标是要成为全世界最好的守门人。 来自互联网
3 fig L74yI     
n.无花果(树)
参考例句:
  • The doctor finished the fig he had been eating and selected another.这位医生吃完了嘴里的无花果,又挑了一个。
  • You can't find a person who doesn't know fig in the United States.你找不到任何一个在美国的人不知道无花果的。
4 machinery CAdxb     
n.(总称)机械,机器;机构
参考例句:
  • Has the machinery been put up ready for the broadcast?广播器材安装完毕了吗?
  • Machinery ought to be well maintained all the time.机器应该随时注意维护。
5 scattered 7jgzKF     
adj.分散的,稀疏的;散步的;疏疏落落的
参考例句:
  • Gathering up his scattered papers,he pushed them into his case.他把散乱的文件收拾起来,塞进文件夹里。
6 expenditure XPbzM     
n.(时间、劳力、金钱等)支出;使用,消耗
参考例句:
  • The entry of all expenditure is necessary.有必要把一切开支入账。
  • The monthly expenditure of our family is four hundred dollars altogether.我们一家的开销每月共计四百元。
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