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How to Live on 24 Hours a Day (version 2)

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"How to Live on 24 Hours a Day" by Arnold Bennett is a concise and practical guide to making the most of your time and living a fulfilling life. Bennett's advice is straightforward and actionable, with a focus on the importance of balancing work, leisure, and self-improvement.

The book encourages readers to assess their daily routines and habits, and offers suggestions for maximizing productivity and finding time for personal growth. Bennett argues that we all have the same amount of time in a day, and it is up to us to make the most of it.

While some of the language and references may feel dated, the core message of the book remains relevant today. The advice on time management, goal setting, and self-reflection is timeless and can be applicable to anyone looking to live a more intentional and fulfilling life.

Overall, "How to Live on 24 Hours a Day" is a valuable read for anyone seeking to make the most of their time and find greater satisfaction in their daily lives. Bennett's insights are practical, insightful, and inspiring, making this book a worthwhile addition to anyone's personal development library.

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Are you really 'living', or just existing? Do you want to improve yourself or just continue to muddle through? Do you use the time given you each day, or just throw most of it away? These questions Bennett asks each of us and for those who want to really live and learn, offers very valuable advice.

Time is the most precious of commodities states Bennett in this book. Many books have been written on how to live on a certain amount of money each day. And he added that the old adage "time is money" understates the matter, as time can often produce money, but money cannot produce more time. Time is extremely limited, and Bennett urged others to make the best of the time remaining in their lives. Which of us lives on twenty-four hours a day? And when I say "lives," I do not mean exists, nor "muddles through." Which of us is free from that uneasy feeling that the "great spending departments" of his daily life are not managed as they ought to be? [...] Which of us is not saying to himself -- which of us has not been saying to himself all his life: "I shall alter that when I have a little more time"? We never shall have any more time. We have, and we have always had, all the time there is.

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 13 reviews)

Reviewer: - November 17, 2018
Subject: Appreciation
Extremely well written and beautifully read out. A pleasure to hear and is wonderful an experience. Thank you , both!
Reviewer: - September 12, 2016
Subject: extraordinary
Read it well narrated... Everyone should read it...
Reviewer: - September 12, 2016
Subject: just listening
Listening to this story leads to good fluency in English as well as gives good knowledge about time what we have today. I wish everyone to read it. Thank you very much Mark Smith..
Reviewer: - December 11, 2015
Subject: Just read or listen
This book is very useful. Actually it makes to think about how rich we all are.
Reviewer: - January 11, 2015
Subject: Piece after Piece
Im trying to do at least few things and I feel better about my time ... wake up earlier - hour before you start and you can read or do things you could not do, but not waste this time like me few times!
Reviewer: - November 19, 2014
Subject: Kinda disaggree
I read another book about idelness and they had good points on why idelness is actually more important then just doing things. I find in my life that idelness makes me actually happy, own thoughts, own peace.
Reviewer: - November 7, 2014
Subject: Excellent
Interesting and very well narrated. Thank you Mark Smith!
Reviewer: - September 13, 2014
Subject: DO IT.
Just do it. Drop and give me 20!
Reviewer: - July 14, 2014
I found this book useful. It contains some interesting ideas and suggestions. Well narrated.
Reviewer: - March 6, 2014
Subject: Excellent
What a lovely narration by Mark Smith. The contents of the book are also good of course. But Mr. Smith's rendition is highly recommended.
Reviewer: - August 25, 2013
Educating, well narrated.
Reviewer: - June 6, 2013
A succinct plan to a more efficient life. Well narrated.
Reviewer: - April 7, 2013
Love the book! Shows how life was similar even back in the day.

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