Monthly Archives: March 2014

Some Confucius

“Those who are firm, enduring, simple and unpretentious are the nearest to virtue.” “He who will not economize will have to agonize.” “When anger rises, think of the consequences.”

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Benjamin Franklin tells us

“Distrust and caution are the parents of security.” “Lost time is never found again.” “Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.” “You may delay but time will not.”

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Mark Twain quotes (2):

“To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.” “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” “When you fish for … Continue reading

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Mark Twain:

“The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.” “It is easier to stay out than to get out.” “Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.”

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Euripides quotes (5)

“Do not consider painful what is good for you.” “Nothing has more power than dire necessity.” “There is in the worst fortune the best of chances for a happy change.”

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Euripides quotes (4)

“Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.” “Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.” “The wisest men follow their own direction.”

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Euripides quotes (3)

“Where two discourse, if the one’s anger rise, the man who lets the contest fall is wise.” “This is slavery, not to speak one’s thought.” “Money is the wise man’s religion.” “Much effort, much prosperity.”

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