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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #160 on: June 06, 2010, 02:27:51 AM »
“To laugh at men of sense is the privilege of fools.”

-Jean de La Bruyère



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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #161 on: June 06, 2010, 02:33:20 AM »
Criticism is often not a science; it is a craft, requiring more good health than wit, more hard work than talent, more habit than native genius. In the hands of a man who has read widely but lacks judgment, applied to certain subjects it can corrupt both its readers and the writer himself.

-Jean de La Bruyère , Aphorism 63


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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #162 on: June 06, 2010, 02:36:00 AM »
Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.

  -Jean de La Bruyère, Aphorism 40



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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #163 on: June 06, 2010, 02:40:35 AM »
La vie est une tragédie pour celui qui sent, et une comédie pour celui qui pense.
(Life is a tragedy for those who feel, and a comedy for those who think)


-Jean de La Bruyère


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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #164 on: June 06, 2010, 07:03:13 AM »
Winston Churchill on Clement Attlee: He is a modest man who has much to be modest about. ;D
...than to speak out and remove all doubt." - Abraham Lincoln


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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #165 on: June 06, 2010, 08:59:34 AM »
;D


A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably.

-Jean de la Bruyere


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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #166 on: June 06, 2010, 09:02:36 AM »
It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor the judgment to hold their tongues.

Jean de la Bruyere


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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #167 on: June 06, 2010, 09:03:13 AM »
One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.

Jean de la Bruyere

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #168 on: June 06, 2010, 09:04:25 AM »
love this one,




The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.
-Jean de la Bruyere

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #169 on: June 06, 2010, 07:27:28 PM »
I was told that writers are born and not created. Maybe. What matters most is not whether you write well or not, but you, should write bravely at all times (Crystal Geiger)
"Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way... you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions" (Aristotle)

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #170 on: June 07, 2010, 07:42:42 PM »
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. --Lao Tzu
...than to speak out and remove all doubt." - Abraham Lincoln

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #171 on: June 07, 2010, 09:49:41 PM »
Many who boast about having an open mind often
  have an open mouth to match  :D
Every Christian has GPS -God-Provided Salvation!
It may not guide you to everywhere you want to go in this world, but it will ensure  that you arrive safely in heaven.

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #172 on: June 07, 2010, 10:52:42 PM »
“I wish to do something great and wonderful, but I must start by doing the little things like they were great and wonderful.”
 – Albert Einstein

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #173 on: June 07, 2010, 10:58:00 PM »
The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.

    -Pearl Buck

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #174 on: June 07, 2010, 10:58:59 PM »
I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business.
 
   - Michael J. Fox

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #175 on: June 10, 2010, 12:37:56 PM »

It's too bad that stupidity isn't painful. --Anton LaVey

Stupidity has a knack of getting its way. --Albert Camus


He he... ;D
 

 
...than to speak out and remove all doubt." - Abraham Lincoln

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #176 on: June 10, 2010, 01:04:14 PM »
It was pride that changed angels to devils;it is humility that makes men as angels.

                Saint Augustine [354-430] Theologian

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #177 on: June 10, 2010, 05:51:17 PM »
He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.
- Rabindranath Tagore -

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
-Franklin D. Roosevelt --
When I dole out food to the poor they call me a Saint, but when I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #178 on: June 10, 2010, 06:31:45 PM »
He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.
- Rabindranath Tagore -

He who is too busy doing bad finds no time to be bad.
- Botoy Bohol -

...than to speak out and remove all doubt." - Abraham Lincoln

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Re: Quote For The Day
« Reply #179 on: June 10, 2010, 06:32:58 PM »

To do is to be. --Socrates
To be is to do. --Jean-Paul Sartre
Do-be-do-be-do. -–Frank Sinatra
...than to speak out and remove all doubt." - Abraham Lincoln

 

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