“Forming a new habit is like forging for yourself a new path in the woods, through stubborn underbrush and prickly thorns, while all the while it is possible for you to take the well-worn, hard-trodden, pleasant path that already exists. But you can reflect that every time you travel through the new path you are going to tramp down more shrubbery and clear more entanglements from the way.”

In this brilliant and serious-minded guide to gaining, or regaining, self-control, Hazlitt expounds a personal ethics based on ancient principles that will help the reader improve his life and standing.

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