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Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny. – Socrates What does that mean? In the age of Botox and plastic surgery, Beauty can be a much longer-lived tyranny than Socrates first believed. 8) This saying is particularly interesting to me, as I believe this had different meanings to Men and Women.  To Men, I believe the tyranny […]

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Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.

Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing. – Mark Twain What does that mean? To me, it means that the ability to laugh is the best part of being human, the big difference between humans and all the other creatures of the earth.  It is a great way to relieve stress, unless you take it personally.  I […]

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You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe What does that mean? Well, most people are really nice to the people who can help them.  Weather it’s buttering them up or brown-nosing, there are a plethora of terms […]

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A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements.

A single question can be more influential than a thousand statements. – Bo Bennett What does that mean? To me, it means that you can talk all you want.  All that does is reinforce what you already know, what you already think, what you already believe.  Telling other people this will reinforce it in them, […]

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You won’t help shoots grow by pulling them up higher.

You won’t help shoots grow by pulling them up higher. – Chinese Proverb What does that mean? Shoots, being a term for young plants, need to grow to be useful.  So the sooner they grow tall, the sooner you get to harvest them.  However, as this saying states, pulling on them doesn’t make them taller, […]

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