Thursday, August 21, 2014

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A new blog begins on Monday 25th August
CONFUCIUS, HE SAY
Every day a saying by a famous Chinese philosopher

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Friday, May 09, 2014

WISE MEN SAY . . . and WISE WOMEN TOO comes to an end today

The blog began in February 2006 and today's quote brings the total of posts to 2,750. I thought the following rather good as a final quotation.

Don't undermine your worth by comparing yourself to others. It is because we are different that each one of us is special  - Brian Dyson

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Thursday, May 08, 2014

J.B.PRIESTLEY 1894-1984


British novelist, playwright and broadcaster


I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.


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Wednesday, May 07, 2014

HARRIET BRAIKER d.2004

American clinical psychologist and author of self-help books

Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection demoralizes you.

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Tuesday, May 06, 2014

SAMUEL JOHNSON 1709-84


English poet, essayist, literary critic, biographer and lexicographer


Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first be overcome.


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Monday, May 05, 2014

HORACE 65 BC - 8 BC


Quintus Horatius Flaccus, a leading Roman lyric poet


Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even.


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Sunday, May 04, 2014

MARJORIE PAY HINCKLEY 1911-2004

American author of "Small and Simple Things."

The only way to get through life is to laugh your way through it. You either have to laugh or cry. I prefer to laugh - crying gives me a headache!

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