Archive for December, 2018

Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.

—Ovid (by Ettore Ferrari; Creative Commons)

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Humor Friday

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.

—Andrew Jackson (1837, by Ralph E.W. Earl; Public Domain)

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Jefferson on Character

Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.

—Thomas Jefferson (1800, by Rembrandt Peale; Public Domain)

…It is amazing how this simple template can help keep your actions in check.

—MSH, Penn Wealth

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If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.

—Sir Isaac Newton (1689, by Sir Godfrey Kneller; Public Domain)

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Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get. 

VIENNA, AUSTRIA – FEBRUARY 17, 2014: St. Matthew the Evangelist by Josef Kastner from years 1906 – 1911 in Carmelites church in Dobling.

—Matthew 7:1-2 (Photo licensed)

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“Every intersection in the road of life is an opportunity to make a decision.” 

—Duke Ellington (Public domain)

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“Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.” 

—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1857; Public domain)

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