Thought for the day III

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Postby Ralteria » Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:05 am

Thought for the day:

Yat Chum's quotes start my day with inspiration.

Many thanks for your perseverance in the pursuit of knowledge.

"Any man can learn from their own mistakes. It takes a wise man to learn from others'." - Anonymous
Caution...Wisdom may cause bruising.
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Oct 03, 2008 12:50 pm

"kukutudi ko, vo kuzeyi kanga ko,"
(do not untie if you do not know how to tie)
common Kongolese expression
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Oct 03, 2008 3:11 pm

The (Shihequan) Fist Scripture says:
“Kung Fu cannot exist without water and fire.”
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Postby yat_chum » Sat Oct 04, 2008 4:05 am

The (Shihequan) Fist Scripture says
“Practice 3 times more in one day, practice 9 times more in 3 days, then the long term result will be harder than metal.”
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Postby yat_chum » Sun Oct 05, 2008 5:33 am

"Circle me, Lord.
Keep protection near
And danger afar.

Circle me, Lord
Keep hope within.
Keep doubt without.

Circle me, Lord.
Keep light near
And darkness afar.

Circle me, Lord.
Keep peace within.
Keep evil out."

David Adam
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Postby yat_chum » Mon Oct 06, 2008 12:53 am

"A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape."
Mark Twain
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Postby yat_chum » Tue Oct 07, 2008 1:15 am

“To teach how to make a fist is easy, but to correct already formed fist is difficult.”
Baihequan saying
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Postby yat_chum » Wed Oct 08, 2008 1:45 am

"Circumstances rule men and not men rule circumstances."
Euripides
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Postby yat_chum » Thu Oct 09, 2008 1:25 am

"The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances."
Aristotle
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Oct 10, 2008 1:19 am

"Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale
Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man."
William Shakespeare
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Oct 10, 2008 8:11 pm

"Life is out there..." Fat Face slogan
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Postby yat_chum » Sun Oct 12, 2008 5:51 am

"Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness."
Shakti Gawain
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Postby yat_chum » Mon Oct 13, 2008 1:33 am

"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be."
Douglas Adams
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Postby yat_chum » Tue Oct 14, 2008 1:30 am

"Before he sets out, the traveler must possess fixed interests and facilities to be served by travel."
George Santayana (1863 - 1952)
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Postby yat_chum » Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:20 am

"For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them."
Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC), Nichomachean Ethics
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Postby yat_chum » Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:14 am

"Facing it, always facing it, that's the way to get through. Face it."
Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924)
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Postby yat_chum » Fri Oct 17, 2008 1:16 am

"Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it."
Miguel de Cervantes (1547 - 1616)
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Postby yat_chum » Sat Oct 18, 2008 2:42 am

"You can only take out of a bag what was already in it."
Brazilian proverb.
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Postby yat_chum » Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:06 am

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
Martin Luther King Jr.
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Postby yat_chum » Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:16 am

"To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains."
Mary Pettibone Poole, A Glass Eye at a Keyhole, 1938
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