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Jewels for the Week (Inspiring Quotations, 3/6-3/12, 2011)

10 March 2011 No Comment

African American woman with umbrella in city

I’ve been running into a ton of great quotes over the last few days, so I figured rather then wait to mete it all out over facebook, I’d just dedicate an entire post to them. Check it:

“If you’re presence doesn’t make an impact, then you’re absence won’t make a difference…” ~ can’t recall

“Fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but the wiser so full of doubt.” ~ Bertrand Russell

African american child wishing to be an AstronautWe cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or Nature; we must shoulder it ourselves.” ~ Arnold J. Toynbee

“There is no more important habit to be formed than of delighting in good characters and noble actions…” ~ Aristotle

“He who wants to sell his honor will ALWAYS find a buyer…” ~ Arabian Proverb

“Keep a watchful eye over yourself as if you were your own enemy.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.” ~ Emerson

“The worst punishment of all is that in the court of his own conscience no guilty man is acquitted.” ~ Juvenal

“A hundred lifetimes may not be enough to rectify the mistake made in one short morning…” ~ Chinese Proverb

African american businessman daydreaming

“Honor is a harder master then law…” ~ Mark Twain

“Pardon the other man’s faults but deal strictly with your own.” ~ Sai Baba

“He who remains equally calm when the majority is on his side as when he finds himself alone has done his part: he has expressed his convictions and is not lord over minds and attitudes.” ~ Goethe

“Every action we take – everything we do – is either a victory or defeat in the struggle to become what we want to be…” ~ Anne Byrhhe


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