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Jewels (Quotations) for the Week | February 23rd – March 1st, 2014

28 February 2014 No Comment

man and woman, senior couple, reading together outdoors.

I post jewels (quotations) to Facebook, typically daily, around 3pm. I also post many more quotes to my Twitter account here. Enjoy and feel free to add any of your favorite jewels in the comment section below…

Jewels for the Week from Feb. 23rd to Mar. 1st:

“To be a man means constant revision, like correcting a writing.” ~ fortune cookie

“Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors.” ~ Confucius

“Strength is in the mind, and the mind is a battle against oneself. Unless you win against yourself, you’ll never defeat your enemy.” ~ some old episode of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

“Every form of happiness is private. Our greatest moments are personal and self-motivated, not to be touched.

…the things which are sacred or precious to us are the things we withdraw from promiscuous sharing, but now we are taught to throw everything within us into the public light and common pawning.” ~ Ayn Rand in The Fountainhead (pg. 635 of the Bobbs-Merrill, 25th-Anniversary Ed.)

“Good listening says enough.” ~ can’t recall

man listening to woman

“Virtue and merit can become their opposites if they are exacted or compelled.” ~ Christopher Hitchens


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