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Something to think of...

 
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Here is something that I have from a friend that I would like to share it with all of you......
Something To Think Of - J. Maurus
Ability
We should develop competence and ability, which would help us to utilise the opportunities, which are now open to us. -S Radhakrishnan
The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
- Gibbon
Behold the turtle. It makes progress only when its neck is out.

- Proverb
Absence
Short absence quickens love; long absence kills it.
- Thomas H. Bayly
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
- Mirabeau

When a man is out of sight, quickly also he is out of mind.
-Thomas A Kempis
Abstinence
Against disease the strongest fence is the defensive virtue, abstinence.
-Harrick
Total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
- Augustine of Hippo
Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one. - Penn
Accident
What men call accident , is the doing of God's providence.
- Bailey
Nothing is or can be accidental with God.
-Longfellow
ACQUAINTANCE

If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone; one should keep his friendship in constant repair. -Johnson
Sudden acquaintance brings repentence
-Thomas Fuller
Action
Heaven never helps the man who will not act. �VSophocles
Action may not always bring happiness ; but there is no happiness without action. �VDisraeli
The whole praise of virtue lies in action. �VCicero
Every action of our life touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. -E.H. Chapin
Things don��t turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
- Garfield
ADVENTURE
Adventure is the champagne of life. - G. K. Chesterton
In order to do anything worth doing, we must not stand shivering on the bank, and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can. �V Sydney Smith.
ADVERSITY
He that has no cross will have no crown. - Quarles
Adversity is the first path to truth. - Byron
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with. - Leighton
Who has not known ill fortune, never knew himself or his own virtue. �VMallet
God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them but to cleanse them. �V Aughey
Adversity borrows its sharpest sting from our impatience. �V Horne
If affliction grasps thee rudely,
And presents the rack and cup,
Drink the draught and brave the torture,
Even in despair look up! - Chester
The good are better made by ill
As odours crushed are sweeter still. - Rogers
ADVICE
To accept good advice is but to increase one��s own ability. - Goethe
An honest man may take a fool��s advice. - Dryden
Do not give to your friends the most agreeable counsels, but the most advantageous.
- Tuckerman
Many receive advice, only the wise profit by it. -Syrus
A handicap-whatever its nature-should be a challenge to battle. �VSir Herbert Barker
The worst man often give the best advice.- Bailey
He who can take advice is sometimes superior to him who can give it. �VVon Knebel
AFFECTION
Affection bends the judgement to her uses.- Dante
Of all earthly music that which reaches farthest into heaven is the beating of a truly loving heart.
- H. W. Beecher
AFFLICTION
God measures our affliction to our need. - John Chrysostom
Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honour, sweet humilty. and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish - Mallet
It is not until we have passed through the furnace that we are made to know how much dross ther is in our composition. - Colton
Heaven is not always angry when he strikes,
But most chastises those whom most he likes . -J. Pomfret
I thank God for my handicaps, for through them I have found myself, my work, and my God.
-Helen Keller
AGE
As a white candle in a holy place,
So is the beauty of an aged face. - Joseph Campbell
A graceful and honourable old age is the chjildhood of immortality. �V Pindar
Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own. -J. P. Senn
The golden age only comes to men when they have, if only for a moment, forgotten gold.
-G.K. Chesterton
The golden age is before us, not behind us. -St. Simon
Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle; Old Age a regret. -Disraeli
ALMSGIVING
He who gives all, keeps all. -Tagore
Alms are but vehicles of prayer. -Dryden
To pity distress is but human, to relieve it is godlike. -A. Mann
Doing good is the only certainly happy action of man��s life. -Sir P. Sidney
I never knew a child of God being bankrupted by his benevolence. What we keep we may lose, but what we give to Christ we are sure to keep. -T. L. Cuyler
The petition of an empty hand is dangerous. -John of Salisbury
AMBITION
Ambition is the mind��s immodesty.-Sir William Davenant
Too low they build who build below the skies. -Young
Hitch your wagon to a star. -Emerson
The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory. -Cicero
Hew not too high lest the chip fall in thy eye. - John Heywood
Watch ambition. See that it is in the direction of good. It is a leaping horse which may land you in the ditch. - O�� Connell
Desire of greatness is a godlike sin.-Dryden
High seats are never but uneasy, and crowns are always stuffed with thorns. �V Brooks
It is by attempting to reach the top at a single leap, that so much misery is caused in the world.
- Cobbett
ANGEL
An angel is an intelligent essence in perpetual motion, with freewill, incorporeal, ministering to God having obtained by grace an immortal nature; and the creator alone knows the form and limitations of its nature.-John of Damascus
The guardian angels of life sometimes fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they were always looking down upon us. -Richter
ANGER
The greatest remedy for anger is delay. -Seneca
Anger is quieted by a gentle word just as fire is quenched by water. - J. Camus
Never answer a letter while you are angry. -Proverb
Anger is to be very specially avoided in inflicting punishment. - Cicero
ANXIETY
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what never happens. Keep in the sunlight. �VFranklin
Anxiety is the rust of life, destroying its brightness and weakening its power. A childlike and abiding trust in Providence is its best preventive and remedy. �VTryon Edwards
Worry is interest paid on trouble before it becomes due. �VDean Inge
The worst evils are those that never arrive. �VProverbs
APPETITE
Reason should direct, and appetite obey. �V Cicero
Now good digestion wait on appetite, and health on both. �VShakespeare
Good cheer is no hindrance to a good life. �VAristippus
A well governed appetite is a great part of liberty.-Seneca
Animals feed; man eats. Only the man of intellect and judgement knows how to eat. �VBrillat-Savarin
APPLAUSE
Applause is the spur of noble minds; the end and aim of weak ones. �VColton
Do you wish to be applauded? Applaud another. �VJohn Chrysostom
APPRECIATION
One of the godlike things of this world is the veneration done to human worth by the hearts of men.
-Carlyle
To love one that is great , is almost to be great oneself.- Madame Necker
ASCETICISM
Man was created to praise, honour and serve God. We therefore no more prefer health to sickness, riches to poverty, honour to disdain, long life to short, but desire and choose only that which more surely leads towards the end for which we were created.-Ignatius of Loyola
Aspiration
God has never ceased to be the one true aim of all right human aspiration - Vinet
Not failure, but low aim, is crime. �VJ. R. Lowell
In great attempt it is glorious even to fail. �VLonginus
High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds. �V Tyron Edwards
What are the aims which are at the same time duties?
-They are the perfecting of ourselves, and the happiness of others. �VKant
Have a purpose in life, and having it throw into your work such strength of mind and muscle as God has given you. -Carlye
Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets. -Bulwer
Man ought always to have something that he prefers to life; otherwise life itself will seem to him tiresome and void. -Seume
You will become as small as your controlling desire or as great as your dominant aspiration.
-James Lane Allen
We can fix our eyes on perfection and make almost everything speed towards it. �VChanning
 
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They have those on the posters to hang on your office walls. You know the ones... they are from "Family Circle". You read them and rush to the bathroom to puke.
 
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What worries me is that this appears to be just the A's.
 
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