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Laugh and Live by Douglas Fairbanks

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[ILLUSTRATION: _Laugh and Live_]

Laugh and Live

By DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS

ILLUSTRATED

NEW YORK BRITTON PUBLISHING COMPANY

1917

TO MY MOTHER

CONTENTS

I. "Whistle and Hoe--Sing As We Go"

II. Taking Stock of Ourselves

III. Advantages of an Early Start

IV. Profiting by Experience

V. Energy, Success and Laughter

VI. Building Up a Personality

VII. Honesty, the Character Builder

VIII. Cleanliness of Body and Mind

IX. Consideration for Others

X. Keeping Ourselves Democratic

XI. Self-Education by Good Reading

XII. Physical and Mental Preparedness

XIII. Self-indulgence and Failure

XIV. Living Beyond Our Means

XV. Initiative and Self-Reliance

XVI. Failure to Seize Opportunities

XVII. Assuming Responsibilities

XVIII. Wedlock in Time

XIX. Laugh and Live

XX. A "Close-Up" of Douglas Fairbanks

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Laugh and Live Do You Ever Laugh? Over the Hedge and on His Way Preparing to Pair With the Prickly Pear A Little Spin Among the Saplings Over the Hills and Far Away--Father and Son A Scene from "His Picture in the Papers" A Scene from "The Americano"--Matching Wits for Gold Taking on Local Color A Scene from "His Picture in the Papers" Douglas Fairbanks in "The Good Bad-Man" Squaring Things With Sister--From "The Habit of Happiness" A Scene from "In Again--Out Again" Bungalowing in California Demonstrating the Monk and the Hand-Organ to a Body of Psychologists "Wedlock in Time"--The Fairbanks' Family Here's Hoping A Close-Up

LIVE AND LAUGH

CHAPTER I

"WHISTLE AND HOE--SING AS WE GO"

There is one thing in this good old world that is positively sure--happiness is for _all_ who _strive_ to _be_ happy--and those who laugh _are_ happy.


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