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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Employ your time in improving yourself... #quote

bixby bridge

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Jim Rohn

Never STEP OVER One Duty... to Perform A N O T H E R." ~English Proverb

Every blessing, when ignored, becomes a curse - paulo coelho

Remains of the colossal lion sculpture that flanked the stairway leading to the Sigiriya fortress in Sri Lanka
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance - Socrates

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity- Socrates

The moon rises over Big Meadows on an autumn evening in Virginia's Shenandoah National Park. Some 450 families in the Blue Ridge Mountains were relocated when the park was created in the 1930s.
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat - Socrates

A British soldier jumps from a burning tank in the southern Iraq city of Basra. For nearly five years Britain controlled southern Iraq until it handed over security of Basra province to Iraq in 2007 and formally handed responsibility for running Basra airport to Iraqi authories in 2009. A total of 179 British armed forces personnel or MOD civilians died while serving in the U.S.-led operation in Iraq with Britain holding an inquiry into the reasons for British participation in Iraq. Taken on September 19, 2005
The unexamined life is not worth living - Socrates

A pigeon flies over New York, March 3, 2009.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others- Socrates

Nestled 3,000 feet [900 meters] deep into Havasu Canyon lies the land of the Havasupai. The native Indians are named for the area, the people of the Blue Green. The area is known around the world for its blue waters and spectacular waterfalls. Havasu Creek, a year-round stream with incredible aquamarine water, flows by the village and descends another 1,400 feet [425 meters], passing over five waterfalls. Navajo Falls is the most secluded and is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance- Socrates

Climate activists Lesley Butler and Rob Bell "sunbathe" on the edge of a frozen fjord in the Norwegian Arctic town of Longyearbyen. Global warming became one of the world's major concerns of the decade amid mounting evidence that human activity is disrupting the climate. By 2007 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was saying it was "very likely" - at least 90 percent certain -- that humans are to blame for most of the observed warming trend of the past 50 years. It also said that warming of the planet was "unequivocal." Taken on April 25, 2007
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher - Socrates

Serenity of the Clouds

Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.

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