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Chinese Proverb

“Blessings come but one at a time, but misfortune visits in multiples” From Best-Loved Chinese Proverbs, Second Edition, by Theodora Lau   Advertisements

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Wisdom

“The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom” H. L. Mencken

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A Comparison

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” G.K. Chesterton

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On Defeat

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat” F. Scott Fitzgerald “Fall down seven times, get up eight”. . . Chinese proverb (?)

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Confucius Says

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated” . . .  Confucius

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Wisdom

All Mushrooms are edible. Some are only edible once. Thanks to John Allen for this wisdom *Note.  Besides Father’s Day, tomorrow is my dad’s 86th birthday. I’m in NJ for a few days and blogging will be taking a back … Continue reading

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Remembering GKC

Eighty-one years ago today, at the age of 62, G.K. Chesterton died. At the sake of sounding like I don’t think heaven is already interesting enough,  (which I do) it surely has been more interesting since G.K. arrived. One of … Continue reading

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