• Chanakya Niti
    wife, and a guru pays for the sins of his disciple. 11. An indebted father is an enemy. So are a lustful mother, foolish son, and a beautiful wife. 12. One can conquer a greedy by money, an arrogant by politeness, a fool by fooling and learned by truth. 13. It is better to be stateless than to...
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  • Ways and Approaches of Teaching Reading
    Better a poor man whose walk is blameless than a rich man whose ways are perverse Better an open enemy, than a false friend Better bend than break Better die with honor than live with shame Better do it than wish it done Better late than never Better one house spoiled than two Better safe...
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  • Buddhas Divine Darkness
    worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own thoughts, unguarded. But once mastered, no one can help you as much. Not even your father or your mother . If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change. Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that...
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  • the republic summary
    to rule like teacher's purpose is to teach his students and doctor's purpose is to treat for his patients. And the good governor is not pay for his craft. Thrasymachus said that injustice is virtuous and wise. Socrates said that it is the stupid man who thinks he knows better than doctors, the...
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  • Erasmus, Praise of Folly
    distinction between friends and enemies, shun pleasure, sustain themselves on fasting, vigils, tears, toil, the humiliations, scorn life, and desire only death – in short, they seem to be dead to any normal feelings, as if their spirit dwelt elsewhere than in their body” (p. 128 Erasmus...
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  • Othello and Iago – Two of a Kind?
    against Othello. Othello demotes him to a lower status, and despite beeing a trained soldier, Iago is quite a coward when it comes to confronting an enemy with a sword. Although these two figures seem so different, they are [much more] alike, in more than one way. They both share the army way of...
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  • World Peace and Non Violence
    , engage your son in learning, see that your enemy comes to grief, and engage your friends in dharma. (Krsna consciousness). Of a rascal and a serpent, the serpent is the better of the two, for he strikes only at the time he is destined to kill, while the former at every step. Therefore kings gather...
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  • King Lear Causes Us to Choose Fools over Knaves.
    order to gain favour with their father, confessing false love that is “Dearer than eyesight, space and liberty/ Beyond what can be valued, rich or rare,” and “an enemy to all other joys which the most precious square of sense possesses” respectively. Even at this early stage in the play we are forced...
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  • Ramayana
    Sita's faithfulness while being in Ravana's kingdom. He should have known better than to listen to the people's foolishness and trusted what was in his heart but instead he turned Sita away to the forest to die. Although his own brother told him that the people of Ayodhya were just making up rumors...
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  • Proverbs and Other
    bearing gifts: It is wise to be suspicious of offers or friendly gestures made by enemies or opponents. a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush: Something you have for certain now is of more value than better you may get, especially if you risk losing what you have in order to get it. birds in their...
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  • Alphabets Astrology
    becomes a curse for them. | |They are true and outspoken. They come across many rises and falls in their lives. They always want to show that they are better| |than what others think about them...
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  • Fishers of Men
    is no blood. But a friend will lay down his life for us. Friends: stick closer than a brother (prov:18:24),sometimes when we got a true friend it is better than a sister or family. Prov27:10 Do not forsake your friend or a friend of your family,     and do not go to your relative’s house...
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  • The Picture of Dorian Grey Character Sketches Through Their Phrases I
    intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. None of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world. Poets are not so scrupulous as...
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  • Quotes Yourself
    better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.”  ― Maurice Switzer “I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”  ― Oscar Wilde “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much...
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  • Parable.Doc
    LOVE, AND FAITH ALONE.   1"At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2Five of them were foolish and five were wise. 3The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. 4The wise, however, took oil in jars...
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  • Plato and 4 Dialogues
    wisest of all men. Recognizing his ignorance in most worldly affairs, Socrates concluded that he must be wiser than other men only in that he knows that he knows nothing. In order to spread this peculiar wisdom, Socrates explains that he considered it his duty to question supposed "wise" men and to...
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  • Socrates' Crito
    him, as his arrest was evidence. Socrates said that even though, that does not change the fact that it is still more honorable and better to have listened to the wise rather than the many that are unwise. I find there is something wrong about Socrates’ argument about the many. When Socrates...
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  • Laws of Power
    insecurity.  Make your masters appear more brilliant than they are and you will attain the heights of power. Law 2 Never put too Much Trust in Friends, Learn how to use Enemies Be wary of friends-they will betray you more quickly, for they are easily aroused to envy.  They also become spoiled and...
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  • Plato's Apology
    this: I found that the men most in repute were all but the most foolish; and that others less esteemed were really wiser and better. … P6 This inquisition has led to my having many enemies of the worst and most dangerous kind, and has given occasion also to many calumnies. And I am called...
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  • Jack
    :16 Make your face shine on your servant;  save me in your steadfast love! Psalm 63:3 Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses. Proverbs 17:17  A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born...
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