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On What We Are





   Charm strikes the sight, but merit wins the soul. 

                                                          Pope




   How far that little candle throws his beams!  So shines a good 
   deed in a naughty world. 

                                                          Shakespeare 




   Spectators see better than actors. 

                                                 Persian Proverb




   What we are speaks so loud people can't hear what we say.




   It never occurs to fools that merit and good fortune are 
   closely united. 

                                                          Goethe




   A man shows his character by what he laughs at. 

                                                  German Proverb




   He who reigns within himself, and rules passions, desires, and 
   fears, is more than a king. 

                                                          Milton 




   Good example is half a sermon. 

                                         Anonymous





   A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds. 

                                                          Anonymous 




   Never esteem anything of advantage to thee that shall make thee 
   break thy word or lose thy self-respect. 
                                                 Marcus Aurelius




   Good nature, like a bee, collects honey from every herb.  Ill 
   nature, like a spider, sucks poison from the sweetest flower. 

                                                          Anonymous 




   Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. 

                                                          Seneca 




   What one does, one becomes. 

                                    Spanish Proverb 




   He who plants thorns must never expect to gather roses. 

                                                  Arabian Proverb





   Well done is better than well said. 

                                                          Franklin





   Not the cry, but the flight of the wild duck, leads the flock 
   to fly and follow. 

                                                  Chinese Proverb 




   The only way to compel men to speak good of us is to do it. 

                                                          Voltaire




   The man who lives close to God never is heard bragging about 
   his own holiness.




   As a man thinketh in his heart so is he. 

                                                          Bible         







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