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Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.


Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything. – Unknown What does that mean? That is the real question of life, isn’t it? “Who are you?” How are you defined and how … Continue reading

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To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, and be nothing.


To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, and be nothing. – Elbert Hubbard often misattributed to Aristotle What does that mean? This quote is often misattributed to Aristotle, but is actually by writer Elbert Hubbard, from his book “John North Willys” : … Continue reading

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True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.


True love begins when nothing is looked for in return. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry What does that mean? I have heard a lot of variants of this quote, but many seem to take it in a different direction. To me, this … Continue reading

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There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.


There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. – Seneca What does that mean? This quote is about what the author of the quote thinks is one of the … Continue reading

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It is better, of course, to know useless things than to know nothing.


It is better, of course, to know useless things than to know nothing. – Seneca What does that mean? That is my mantra! I know more useless stuff than just about anyone else out there! But why would that be better … Continue reading

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If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.


If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.  – Zig Ziglar What does that mean? Also attributed to B.J. Marshall, this is more a truism than anything else. So many people, myself included, who just do things, without any … Continue reading

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Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.


Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. – Auguste Rodin What does that mean? This quote is near and dear to my heart. I’ve heard it said many different ways, and said it as many more. … Continue reading

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