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Jewels (Quotations) of the Week | March 16th – 22nd, 2014

21 March 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 3/16/14 to 3/22/14:

“The man who conquers another by force is strong; the man who conquers himself by Meekness is mighty. He who conquers another by force will likewise himself be conquered; he who conquers himself by Meekness will never be overthrown.” ~ James Allen in Mind is the Master

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” ~ poet and fiction-writer Erica Jong

“Patience has its limits; taken too far, it’s cowardice.” ~ can’t recall

“I love being black, because every day I wake up is another opportunity to prove the stereotypes wrong…” ~ LL Cool J

“Taxes are indeed heavy, but we’re taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride and four times as much by our folly.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

“The poorer we are internally, the more we try to act rich on the outside.” ~ Bruce Lee

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“Nothing is more contemptible than the willingness to pander to human stupidity and ignore human intelligence, regardless of the numerical preponderance of either at any given time…” ~ Ayn Rand


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