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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Sat Jul 05, 2008 12:05 am

I personally like this very much...

"You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him."

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Bambang » Sat Jul 05, 2008 1:59 pm

Krisi wrote:I personally like this very much...

"You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him."

-James D. Miles-


I like it, too.
We're all friends, right?

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Tue Jul 15, 2008 1:03 pm

Bambang wrote:
Krisi wrote:I personally like this very much...

"You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him."

-James D. Miles-


I like it, too.


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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Tue Jul 22, 2008 2:29 am

You build a successful career, regardless of your field of endeavor, by the dozens of little things you do on and off the job.

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Sat Jul 26, 2008 7:36 am

Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying.
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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Wed Sep 10, 2008 5:53 am

"We are all pencils in the hand of God."

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Thu Sep 11, 2008 3:49 am

Be strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Fri Sep 19, 2008 8:22 pm

"Flee the assiduous inquirer, for he is also a blabber."

-Horace, Epistles"

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Tue Sep 30, 2008 1:45 am

"We're building up or tearing down in everything we do;
Are we in the construction gang or
on the wrecking crew?"

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby allison » Fri Oct 03, 2008 4:03 am

"Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be."

-Thomas a` Kempis-
[color=#404000][i]We cannot control the evil tongues of others, but good life enables us to disregard them.[/i][/color]

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:10 am

He best can pity who has felt the woe...

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:16 am

Some shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able and yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.

-W.P.-

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Tue Oct 14, 2008 4:08 am

George Arliss wrote: Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:21 pm

"He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven."

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Wed Oct 15, 2008 10:51 pm

"Don't fix the blame, fix the problem."

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:01 am

"When we blame, we give away our power."

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:04 am

"A problem is a chance for you to do your best."

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby teardrops » Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:42 pm

People only see what they are prepared to see. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. -David Tyson Gentry
In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. -Martin Luther King Jr.
Raindrops,my teardrops. Falling from above,i dont have your love.

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:53 pm

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."

-Plato-

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Sat Oct 18, 2008 8:49 am

"It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually."

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Re: What Are Your Favorite Quotations?

Postby Krisi » Sat Mar 14, 2009 6:03 am

"A problem is a chance for you to do your best."

-Duke Ellington-


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