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A Passion for ...

"There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy"
 (Richard Brinsley Sheridan).

"If silence be good for wise men, how much better must it be for fools".

"We all consider ourselves to be part of mankind.
Yes we are part of man, but how kind are we"?

"Whether the melon falls on the knife,
or the knife on the melon,
it's the melon that suffers".

"Sometimes the best gain is to lose".

"What if God will pass judgment without mercy
to anyone who has not been merciful?
What a scary thought"!

"How shall we punish those whose remorse is greater than their misdeeds"?

"Fortune does not change men, it only unmasks them".

"Always forgive your enemies; nothing can annoy them more".

"The world is full of willing people: some willing to gossip, the rest willing to let you gossip".
(Maria Fierro)

"Worry is interest paid on trouble before it is due".

"Out of the mouths of our children come words we shouldn't have said in the first place".

"I am glad that not everyone likes me; I should think less of myself if some people did".


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