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    • rasayanagems Just another WordPress.com siteMark T wain Search Home GK Chesterton Kahlil Gibran Marcus Aurelius Mark Tw ain Ogden Nash Oscar W ilde Somerset Maugham Subscribe rasayanagems syndicates itsWhat a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing he knew nobody w eblog posts and Comments using a technology called RSShad said it before. (Real Simple Syndication). You can use a service likeBe good. And you will be Lonesome. Bloglines to get notified w hen there are new posts to thisNothing was made in vain. But the fly came near to it. w eblog.Nothing is so ignorant as a man’s left hand.Except a lady’s watch. Archives February 2011“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, havestrengthened me … You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in Categoriesthe teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” Uncategorized (1)Always acknowledge a fault frankly.This will throw those in authority, of Blogrolltheir guard and give you an opportunity to commit more. DiscussThere was only one true Christian. They caught Him early and crucified Get InspiredHim Get Polling Get SupportThe critics symbol should be the tumblebug . He deposits his egg Learn WordPress.comsomebody else’s dung, otherwise he could not hatch it WordPress Planet WordPress.com New sAn uneasy conscience is a hair in the mouth MetaWhen in doubt , tell the truth. Register Log inWhen you fish for love , bait with your heart , not your brain. Valid XHTMLGood friends , Good books , and a sleepy conscience .This is the ideal life. XFN WordPress.comNone of us can be as great as GOD. But any one of us can be as good.What is the difference between the a taxidermist and a tax collector..Thetaxidermist takes only your skin.Everything human is pathetic .The secret source of humor itself in notjoy but sorrow.There is no humor in heaven.Man is the animal that blushes .Or needs to.If all men were rich , all men would be poorThe English are mentioned in the Bible.Blessed are the meek. For theyshall inherit the earth.The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radicalinvents the views. When he has worn them out ,the conservative adoptsthem.Let us swear while we may , for in Heaven , it will not be allowed.When we remember that we are all mad , the mysteries disappear andLife stands explained. converted by Web2PDFConvert.com
    • Shut the door .Not that it lets in the cold ,but that it lets out the coziness.We have not, the reverent feeling for the rainbow, that the savage has,because we know how it is made.We have lost as much as we have gained, by prying into that matter.The man who is a pessimist before 48 knows too much;If he as anoptimist after it, he knows too little.An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-naturedinjudiciousfriend to complete the thing and make it perfect.The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyalandenduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if notasked to lend money.Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflowerisnothing but cabbage with a college education.Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressedthem to someone else.A classic is something that everybody wants to have read andnobodywants to read.How little a thing can make us happy when we feel that we have earned it.Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishmentescaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves tofacts.The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectualsuperiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrongproveshis moral inferiority to any creature that cannot.Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even toprayer.When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it hadhappened or not.When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and lifestands explained.Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time toreform.I cannot call to mind a single instance where I have ever been irreverent,except toward the things which were sacred to other people.He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it –namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is onlynecessary to make the thing difficult to obtain.You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.The history of our race, and each individual’s experience, are sown thickwith evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well isimmortal.By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man’s, Imean.It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those threeunspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience,and the prudence never to practice either of them.It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you: theone to slander you, and the other to get the news to you.There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest iscowardice.All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do converted by Web2PDFConvert.com
    • not possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess.When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his beingable to deceive other people.Familiarity breeds contempt – and children.In religion and politics, people’s beliefs and convictions are in almostevery case gotten at second hand, and without examination.It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a foolthan to open it and remove all doubt.It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the worldand moral courage so rare.It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptuspeech.It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been morewonderful to miss it.Just the omission of Jane Austen’s books alone would make a fairly goodlibrary out of a library that hadn’t a book in it.Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small peoplealways do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, canbecome great.Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do notunderstand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the foodfight it out inside.The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as arightly timed pause.The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesalereturns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unalteredthrough the course of hours.Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining,but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on itsshoes.A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off theirguard and give you an opportunity to commit more.Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.Do something every day that you don’t want to do; this is the golden rulefor acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes younothing. It was here first.Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist,but you have ceased to live. converted by Web2PDFConvert.com
    • Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable.Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn’t.Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you musthave somebody to divide it with.Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, butcoaxed downstairs a step at a time.Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it.Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all ourirritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me theposition.I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not biteyou. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-natured injudiciousfriend to complete the thing and make it perfect.The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal andenduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked tolend money.Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; caulifloweris nothing but cabbage with a college education.Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressedthem to someone else.A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobodywants to read.How little a thing can make us happy when we feel that we have earned it.Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishmentescaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves tofacts.The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectualsuperiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proveshis moral inferiority to any creature that cannot.Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even toprayer.When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it hadhappened or not.When in doubt, tell the truth.When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and lifestands explained.Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time toreform.I cannot call to mind a single instance where I have ever been irreverent,except toward the things which were sacred to other people.He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it –namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is onlynecessary to make the thing difficult to obtain.You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. converted by Web2PDFConvert.com
    • The history of our race, and each individual’s experience, are sown thickwith evidence that a truth is not hard to kill and that a lie told well isimmortal.By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man’s, Imean.It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those threeunspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom ofconscience,and the prudence never to practice either of them.It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you: theone to slander you, and the other to get the news to you.There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest iscowardice.All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we donot possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess.When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his beingable to deceive other people.Familiarity breeds contempt – and children.In religion and politics, people’s beliefs and convictions are in almostevery case gotten at second hand, and without examination.It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are afool than to open it and remove all doubt.It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the worldand moral courage so rare.It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptuspeech.It was wonderful to find America, but it would have been morewonderful to miss it.Just the omission of Jane Austen’s books alone would make a fairly goodlibrary out of a library that hadn’t a book in it.Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small peoplealways do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too,canbecome great.Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do notunderstand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyedit.Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the foodfight it out inside.The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as arightly timed pause.The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesalereturns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unalteredthrough the course of hours.Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining,but wants it back the minute it begins to rain. converted by Web2PDFConvert.com
    • A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on itsshoes.A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off theirguard and give you an opportunity to commit more.Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.Do something every day that you don’t want to do; this is the golden rulefor acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes younothing. It was here first.Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist,but you have ceased to live.Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable.Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn’t.Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you musthave somebody to divide it with.Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, butcoaxed downstairs a step at a time.Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it.Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, allour irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes theirplace.I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me theposition.I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not biteyou. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.Leave a ReplyYour em ail address will not be published. Name Email Website Post Comment Notify m e of follow-up com m ents via em ail. Notify m e of site updates Blog at WordPress.com . Them e: Sapphire by Michael Martine. converted by Web2PDFConvert.com