Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1922-1923 Page: 26
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guided? This school has modern equipment and competent instructors.
We make a speciality of quality, not only mental but
moral and spiritual as well.
There was a time when ships were blown into harbors by
friendly winds. That time has passed. Neither are men carried
by a friendly wind into success. The boy who decides each year
that he will go to school "next year" is only drifting and is to become
a never-do-well sort of fellow. The world permits you to
go your own way. The person who fails to purpose and then
make that purpose good will find himself constantly saying, "It's
just my luck." Decide right today and join us that we may help
you to realize your high purposes.
YOU MUST DECIDE.
The very best opportunities are open in all of the activities of
life for thoroughly trained, energetic young men and young ladies.
Will you take advantage of them and build for yourself a noble,
happy and useful life? Or will you stand still and see others pass
by you and succeed while you fail? You must decide and it
would be well for you to decide promptly.
WAITING IS DANGEROUS.
If you wait to get all things just as you would like, you will
likely remain always just where you are. If difficulties lie in
your way, begin now to break them down. Others have overcome
the very same things. So can you. The time to do iL is
now. While you wait others with no more talent are going right
ahead. We have assisted others-we may be able to assist you.
Write us plainly and fully of your difficulties and we shall gladly
help you if we can.
A WORD TO PARENTS.
You have succeeded without education. Yes; but you can't
tell how much better you might have succeeded with education.
And conditions are different now. Competition is keener in every
department of life. Things are moving now all along the line.
Your boys and girls must move or be left behind. Their bodies
must be strong for endurance. Their minds must be clear and
active. The money and sacrifice you put into their training will
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