A Message to Garcia is a widely distributed essay written by Elbert Hubbard in , . Cosme de la Torriente y Peraza, “Calixto Garcia: Coopero con las Fuerzas Arfmadas de los EE. UU. En , Cumpliendo Ordenes de Goberno Cubana,”. This long essay, written by Elbert Hubbard, is a speech that needs to be consumed in .. El primero la famosa “Carta para García” que desconocía por completo. La carta a García es un ensayo escrito por el estadounidense Elbert Hubbard en En sí el escrito es una comparación que se hace de la carta entregada.
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A classic – Un clasico.
Hay en la historia de Cuba un hombre que destaca en mi memoria como Marte en Perihelio. No obstante, era preciso que el presidente de los Estados Unidos se comunicara con el.
Alguien aconsejo al Presidente: Lo que quiero hacer notar es lo siguiente: Todo hombre que ha tratado de llevar a cabo una empresa para la que gaecia la ayuda de otros, se ha quedado frecuentemente sorprendido por la estupidez de la generalidad de los hombres, por su incapacidad o falta de voluntad para concentrar sus facultades en una idea y ejecutarla. Lector amigo, tu mismo puedes hacer la prueba. Te supongo muy tranquilo, sentado en tu despacho ya tu alrededor seis empleados dispuestos todos a servirte.
Llama a uno de ellos y hazle este encargo: Esta es invariablemente la historia que se repite en tiempos de abundancia.
A Message to Garcia
No sabe dar ordenes, no quiere recibirlas. Actualmente este individuo recorre las calles en busca de trabajo, sin mas abrigo que un deshilachado saco por donde el aire se cuela silbando.
Nadie que lo conozca acceda a darle empleo. La pobreza en si, no reviste excelencia alguna. No son todos los patrones rapaces y tiranos, ni tampoco todos los pobres son virtuosos. When war broke out between Spain and the United States, cartta was very necessary to communicate quickly hubbars the leader of the Insurgents. Garcia was somewhere in the mountain forrests of Cuba–no one knew where.
The President must secure his co-operation, and quickly. Some one said to the President, “There is a fellow by the name of Rowan will find Garcia for you, if anybody can. Hubbadr was sent for and given a letter to be delivered to Garcia. You reader, put this matter to a test: Will the clerk say, “Yes, sir,” and go do the task? On your life he will not. Where is the encyclopedia? Don’t you mean Bismarck?
What’s the matter with Charlie doing it? Is there any hurry? Of course, I may lose my bet, but according to the Law of Average I will not. Now, if you are wise, you will not bother to explain to your “assistant” that Correggio is indexed under Cs, not in the Ks, but you will smile very sweetly and say, “Never mind,” and go look it up yourself. A first mate with knotted club seems necessary: Advertise for a stenographer, and nine out of ten who apply can neither spell nor punctuate–and do not think it necessary to.
Can such a one write a letter to Garcia? Can such a man be garrcia to carry a message to Garcia? Have I put the matter too strongly? Civilization is one long, anxious search for just such individuals. Anything such eblert man asks shall be granted. InGarcia Y’iniguez Calixto, a lawyer and general in the Cuban army, took command of the insurrection against Spanish rule.
Three years later, the sinking of the battleship Maine in Havana harbor started the Spanish-American war. Rowan could be relied upon to deliver the message. Rowan accepted with a ‘consider-it-done’ attitude, completing the mission that arguably was key to the eventual outcome of Spain’s defeat.
Message to Garcia – Mensaje a García
And it ekbert still being quoted in the 21st Century. Whenever you find you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. We have never observed a great civilization with a population as cara as the United States will have in the twenty-first century; we have never observed a great civilization that is as secular as we are apparently going to become; and we have had only half a century of experience with advanced welfare states No es el objeto de este articulo narrar detalladamente el episodio que he descrito a grandes rasgos.
Esta es la clase de hombres que se necesitan y a la cual nada puede negarse. You are sitting now in your office–six clerks are within call.
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I wasn’t hired for that? Sha’n’t I bring you the book and let you look it up yourself? What do you want to know for? And this incapacity for independent action, this moral stupidity, this infirmity of will, this unwillingness to cheerfully catch hold and lift–these are the things that put Socialism so far into the future.
In every store and factory there is a constant weeding-out process going on. No matter how good times are, this sorting continues: It is the survival of the fittest. Self-interest prompts every employer to keep the best–those who can carry a message to Garcia. He cannot give orders, and he will not receive them. I have carried a dinner-pail and worked for day’s wages, and I have also been an employer of labor, and I know there is something to be said on both sides. The world cries out for such: The story was written in less than an hour after the author’s son, Bert, commented at the diner table on Washington’s birthdaythat Rowan was the real hero of the Cuban War, having “gone alone and done the thing–carried the message to Garcia.
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