First published in 1900, “The Majesty of Calmness” is an inspired self-help book by William George Jordan. A master of mental training, Jordan explores the concept of calmness and how it can affect one’s life and well-being. This book will appeal to those with an interest in self-betterment, and it would make for a worthy addition to any collection. William George Jordan (1864 – 1928) was an American lecturer, editor, and essayist. He is most famous for his self-help books, especially those on the subject of mental training and cognitive improvement. Other notable works by this author include: “Mental Training” (1894), “The Kingship of Self-Control” (1898), and “The Trusteeship of Life” (1921). Contents include: “The Majesty of Calmness”, “Hurry, the Scourge of America”, “The Power of Personal Influence”, “The Dignity of Self-Reliance”, “Failure as a Success”, and “Doing Our Best at All Times”. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.