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Jewels (Quotations) for the Week | February 2nd – 8th, 2014

7 February 2014 No Comment

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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 2-2-14 to 2-8-14:

“There are no solutions, only trade-offs.” ~ Thomas Sowell

“The problem is not that there are problems, but expecting otherwise…it’s in the thinking that having a problem is a problem itself.” ~ Theodore Rubin

“If you have a moral compass, and you stay with it, people will always gravitate towards you.” ~ Carol Alt (model and actress)

“Honor is simply the morality of superior men…” ~ H.L. Mencken

“The gulls who scorn perfection for the sake of travel go nowhere, slowly. Those who put aside travel for the sake of perfection go anywhere, instantly.” ~ from Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach (a short fable about a seagull learning to fly, which serves as a metaphor for self-cultivation and the pursuit of excellence as a standard in life).

“It is our choices that show us who we are, far more than our abilities.”

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“One must never stop reading. Read everything that you can that is of standard knowledge. Don’t waste time reading trashy literature.” ~ Marcus Garvey


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