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

7 March 2014 No Comment

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 March 2nd to March 8th, 2014:

By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the most bitter.” ~ Chinese Proverb

“You either live for yourself, or live as a slave. The latter requires nothing of you; the former a degree of personal mastery nearly extinct.” ~ Bryan Ogilvie

“Being frugal does not equate to being poor. It just equates with enough intelligence to realize that you don’t have to buy yourself out of every problem.” ~ Trent Hamm of The Simple Dollar

“Neglect of the small leads to confusion of the great.” ~ unknown

“Whoever is first in the field and awaits the coming of the enemy will be fresh for the fight; whoever is second to the field must hasten to battle and will arrive exhausted.” ~ Sun Tzu

“A loaded wagon makes no noise; an empty vessel makes the most.” ~ unknown

farmer driving wagon in open field down road

“The will to have meaning in life is superior to the will to have power or find pleasure.” ~ can’t recall


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