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By Richard Alan Krieger

Those 8000 shrewdpermanent and insightful sayings, geared up by means of subject matter, will improve the prose of writers, public audio system, and somebody looking to lead or convince. It additionally presents a wealth of inspirational affirmations to steer us in our lives. chinese language proverbs, Roman maxims and the knowledge of writers from William Penn to Kahlil Gibran hide topics from humility and endurance to braveness, will and motion. the subjects are prepared in a series that starts with start and progresses in the course of the seasons of the "Ideal Life." while attainable, each one citation flows into the subsequent one in order that the total part reads just like a speech given by way of one individual. In different sections, one citation performs off one other, making a vigorous dialogue among the authors.

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S. T. ” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ” — C. C. ” — W. S. ” — T. S. ” — Edward Gibbon “False modesty is the refinement of vanity. ” — A. ” — Samuel Johnson “True politeness is perfect ease and freedom. ” — Christian Bovee “Hail, ye small, sweet courtesies of life! ” — Arabian proverb “We do not possess our home, our children, or even our own body. ” — Matthew Arnold “Conduct is the great profession. ” — Martial “We have to do the best we can. ” — Susan B. ” — John Davison Rockefeller Jr. ” — J.

C. ” — W. S. ” — T. S. ” — Edward Gibbon “False modesty is the refinement of vanity. ” — A. ” — Samuel Johnson “True politeness is perfect ease and freedom. ” — Christian Bovee “Hail, ye small, sweet courtesies of life! ” — Arabian proverb “We do not possess our home, our children, or even our own body. ” — Matthew Arnold “Conduct is the great profession. ” — Martial “We have to do the best we can. ” — Susan B. ” — John Davison Rockefeller Jr. ” — J. ” — Cleanthes “We are but as the instrument of Heaven.

Susan B. ” — John Davison Rockefeller Jr. ” — J. ” — Cleanthes “We are but as the instrument of Heaven. ” — Confucius “We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny. ” — Bulwer-Lytton “Fate has terrible power. You cannot escape it by wealth or war. ” — “Necessity is harsh. ” — Heraclitus “Que Sera, Sera . . ” — G. K. ” — Seneca “Men, at some time, are masters of their fates. ” — Old proverb “The well of Providence is deep. ” — Mary Webb “The winds of grace blow all the time. ” — J.

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