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Jewels (Quotations) for the Week | February 9th – 15th, 2014

14 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 Feb. 9th to the 15th, 2014:

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

“The worst punishment of all happens in the court of one’s own conscience, where no guilty man is ever acquitted.” ~ Roman poet Juvenal

“Any job is okay as long as you know it’s temporary. You can sleep on the floor if you have too, as long as you know it’s just to help you get where you want to go.” ~ can’t recall

“I just look around me and it’s like most people will never try anything different…they’ll never do anything different and THAT’S what creeps me out.” ~ Carol Alt

“Simplicity of character is the natural result of profound thought.” ~ William Hazlitt (early 19th-century literary critic)

“Literature is wasted on the young: while it’s good to expose our children, we tend to force it on them so strong that they rarely return as adults.” ~ an NPR clip used on my classic post Exploring the Stages of Life Through Fiction

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“The mind commands the body and the body obeys. The mind commands itself and meets resistance.” ~ St. Augustine


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