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Old 10-14-2013, 06:27 PM   #641
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A response I received to one of my posts recently made me think of this quote.

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt.
— ABRAHAM LINCOLN.
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Old 10-16-2013, 09:37 AM   #642
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Charm is the ability to make someone else think that both of you are pretty wonderful.

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Old 10-16-2013, 06:29 PM   #643
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Old 10-21-2013, 10:07 AM   #644
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:29 PM   #645
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A response I received to one of my posts recently made me think of this quote.

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN.
I love that one Andy.
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:30 PM   #646
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Coffee does not judge me. It embraces me and warms me and fills me with caffeinated love.

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Old 10-23-2013, 08:50 AM   #647
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Old 10-23-2013, 10:05 AM   #648
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Old 10-25-2013, 08:59 PM   #649
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Old 10-26-2013, 04:03 PM   #650
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Instructions for Life by The Dalai Lama

  • Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
  • When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
  • Follow the three R’s:
- Respect for self,
- Respect for others and
- Responsibility for all your actions.
  • Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
  • Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
  • Don’t let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
  • When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
  • Spend some time alone every day.
  • Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.
  • Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
  • Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time.
  • A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
  • In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don’t bring up the past.
  • Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
  • Be gentle with the earth.
  • Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.
  • Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
  • Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
  • If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
  • If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
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