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  • LITTLE GOLDEN RULES

    Posted on January 12th, 2011 Pam No comments

    I got these from a good friend and something to think about.

    Do unto others at least a little better than you expect them to do unto you.
    –Michael Patrick

    Don’t expect to find life worth living, make it that way.
    –Anonymous

    See everything; overlook a great deal; correct a little.
    –Pope John XXIII

    Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better.
    –Edgar Watson Howe

    Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest.
    –Mark Twain

    That old law about an eye for an eye leaves everyone blind.
    –Martin Luther King, Jr.

    We have two ears, but only one mouth, so that we may listen more and talk less.
    –Zeno (300 B.C. pre-Socratic Greek philosopher of southern Italy)

    Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.
    –Soren Kierbegaard, (1813 – 1855 a Danish philosopher, theologian and religious author)

    Time is the most valuable gift one can give.
    –Theophrastus (300 B.C. a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor of Aristotle)

    If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
    –Mother Teresa

    Treat people as if they were what they should be, and you help them become what they are capable of being.
    –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (a German writer and polymath)

    Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who’ll never find out.
    –Frank A. Clark

    Never be haughty to the humble. Never be humble to the haughty.
    –Jefferson Davis

    It has ever been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtures.
    –Abraham Lincoln

    Let people learn of your sterling qualities without your help.
    –Judith Martin (Miss Manners)

    The great thing in this world is not where you stand, but in what direction you are moving.
    –Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    Don’t part with your dreams. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
    –Mark Twain

    Have patience with all things, but first of all with yourself.
    –St. Thomas of Sales (Colonial period 1600)

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