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Whispering wise counsel

November 4, 2010

“Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.”  Eric Hoffer

“A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something that he can learn in no other way.”  Mark Twain

“Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.”  Oscar Wilde

“Anger is short madness.”  Horace

“Get mad, then get over it.”  Colin Powell

“He who angers you conquers you.”  Elizabeth Kenny

“Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.”  Albert Einstein

“Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”  Mohandas Ghandi

“Fair peace becomes men, ferocious anger belongs to beasts.”  Ovid

“If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?”  Sydney J. Harris

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”  David Brinkley

“All change is not growth, as all movement is not foreward.”  Ellen Glasgow

“A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.”  George Washington

“A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.”  Herb Caen

“Character is higher than intellect.  A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Common sense is not so common.”  Voltaire

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.”  Thomas Jefferson

“It’s not a lie if you believe it.”  George Costanza

“If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask?  Do they get smart just in time to ask questions?”  Scott Adams

“All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.”  Francois Fenelon

“I think I’ve discovered the secret of life-you just hang around until you get used to it.”  Charles Schultz

“A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.”  William Arthur Ward

“I am just too much.”  Bette Davis

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