March 2012 archives – saravanababa, sharavana, om saravana bhava, sri saravana bava, om sharavana bhava, baba

4981-Alexander Pope- ‘Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return.’

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4980-Alexander Pope- ‘Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot.’

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4979-Alexander Pope- ‘Words are like leaves and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found.’

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4978-Alexander Pope- ‘Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.’

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4977-Alexander Pope- ‘Hither the heroes and nymphs resort,To taste awhile the pleasures of a courtIn various talk th’instuctive hours they past,Who gave the ball, or paid the visit lastOne speaks the glory of the British Queen,And one describes a charming Indian screenlA third interprets motions, looks and eyesAt every word a reputation dies.’

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4976-Alexander Pope- ‘Know then thyself, presume not God to scan,The proper study of Mankind is Man.’

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4975-Alexander Pope- ‘In words as fashions the same rule will hold,Alike fantastic if too new or oldBe not the first by whome the new are tried,Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.’

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4974-Alexander Pope- ‘To err is human to forgive, divine.’

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4973-Alexander Pope- ‘Wit is the lowest form of humor.’

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4972-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.’

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4971-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘All Reformers, however strict their social conscience, live in houses just as big as they can pay for.’

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4970-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.’

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4969-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, Idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.’

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4968-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true’

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4967-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.’

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4966-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘Don’t laugh at a youth for his affectations he is only trying on one face after another to find his own.’

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4965-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘What music is more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can’t hear what they say’

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4964-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.’

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4963-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of their blood.’

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4950-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘It is through the cracks in our brains that ecstasy creeps in.’

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4949-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.’

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4948-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘To suppose, as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as the rich behave, is like supposing that we could drink all day and keep absolutely sober.’

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4947-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘There are two things to aim at in life first, to get what you want and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.’

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4946-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘The lusts and greeds of the body scandalize the Soul but it has to come to heel.’

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4945-Logan Pearsall Smith- ‘What I like in a good author is not what he says but what he whispers.’

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4944-Stendhal- ‘A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.’

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4943-Stendhal- ‘One can acquire everything in solitude except character.’

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4942-Charles Du Bos- ‘The important thing is this to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.’

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4941-Charles Du Bos- ‘Joy is but the sign that creative emotion is fulfilling its purpose.’

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4940-Arnold Glasgow- ‘Make your life a mission – not an intermission.’

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4939-Arnold Glasgow- ‘Expecting something for nothing is the most popular form of hope.’

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4938-Arnold Glasgow- ‘The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.’

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4937-Arnold Glasgow- ‘Nothing lasts forever–not even your troubles.’

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4936-Arnold Glasgow- ‘The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.’

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4935-Arnold Glasgow- ‘Laughter is a tranquilizer with no side effects.’

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4934-Arnold Glasgow- ‘Beware of those who laugh at nothing or everything.’

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4933-Arnold Glasgow- ‘The future is the past returning through another gate.’

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4932-Arnold Glasgow- ‘One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.’

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4919-Dave Barry- ‘The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.’

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4918-Dave Barry- ‘Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking.’

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4917-Dave Barry- ‘You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.’

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4916-Dave Barry- ‘I think Superman should go on the Larry King show and announce that he would come back to life if people in all 50 states wanted him to.’

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4915-Dave Barry- ‘The leading cause of death among fashion models is falling through street grates.’

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4914-Dave Barry- ‘I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this, and steer clear of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don’t even invite me.’

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