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don_socalJanuary 26, 2013

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Confucius

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
Epicurus

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
Aristotle

History is only the register of crimes and misfortunes.
Voltaire

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anneliese_32(6)

Although not meant in this mundane way, quote one and two are very appropriate for the slippery conditions here.

Quotes three and four could have severely shortened a paper I had to write a long time ago.

Thanks

    Bookmark   January 26, 2013 at 6:23AM
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lilosophie

I like the quotes and I like your responses, Anneliese

    Bookmark   January 26, 2013 at 9:26AM
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mawheel

That's one reason the quotes are so appealing; often they are relevant to or can be applied to one's personal circumstances. Sometimes it's comforting, other times distressing to know that whatever happens to you has probably already happened to somebody else!

    Bookmark   January 26, 2013 at 3:53PM
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west_gardener

I like all the quotes, gives me food for thought.
anneliese, you may think of your actions as mundane, but I think they fit the quotes perfectly.
Thanks for the quotes, Don.

    Bookmark   January 26, 2013 at 6:29PM
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