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November 6, 2015 § 2 Comments

“As for the education of our children is concerned I think they should be taught not the little virtues but the great ones. Not thrift but generosity and an indifference to money; not caution but courage and contempt for danger; not shrewdness but frankness and a love of truth; not tact but love for one’s neighbor and self-denial; not a desire for success but a desire to be and to know.”  —  Natalia Ginzburg

“To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue — gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.”  —  Confucius

“The weakest of all weak things is a virtue which has not been tested in the fire.”  —  Mark Twain

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September 4, 2015 § 1 Comment

“There is no way of telling people that they are all walking around shining like the sun.”  —  Thomas Merton

“Honor is the presence of God in man.”  —  Pat Conroy

“In his errors a man is true to type. Observe the errors and you will know the man.”  —  Confucius

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