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Not until just before dawn do people sleep best; not until people get old do they become wise.
   —  Chinese Proverb
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On This Day In:
2018 Young, Fun And Playing Well
2017 Earning Your Blessings
2016 A Suggestion…
Capable Of Being
2015 Looking For The Needles In The Haystacks
2014 The Definition Of A Gentleman
2013 Thar She Blows (Not)!
2012 Naturally
2011 Been Here, Done That
Remember
2010 Timeless Classics

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Life itself can’t give you joy,
Unless you really will it.
Life just gives you time and space
It’s up to you to fill it.
  —  Chinese proverb (I’ve also seen it attributed as “Anonymous”)
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On This Day In:
2018 Can We Talk About Me?
2017 About Change
Gordian
2016 Are Your Prayers Functioning?
2015 Expressing Love
2014 Cyclical Attitudes
2013 Footprints
2012 Broken Resolutions
Bin It

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If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
  —  Chinese Proverb
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On This Day In:
2017 Luv Me Some Meat Loaf
2016 Unless Your Name Is #AmnestyDon
2015 A Tentative First Step
2014 Making People
2013 On Reading Books
2012 On America
2011 Shiver, Me Timbers!
2010 Fiduciary Breakdown

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A man who cannot tolerate small ills can never accomplish great things.
   —  Chinese Proverb
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On This Day In:
2016 Resolute Will
2015 Absorbed And Civilized
2014 Relax And Lead
2013 Location, Location, Location
2012 Are You Really Good?
2011 Relatively Objective, Anyway

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A poor chess player can still make a remarkable move.
 

—  Wang Yinggui
From: “Liu Nan Sui Bi
 

 

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It is only when a person gets into difficulty that one can truly see his heart.
 

—  Traditional Chinese Proverb
Found in: “American Shaolin“, by Matthew Polly
 

 

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To suffer and learn a lesson, one pays a high price, but a fool can’t learn any other way.
 

—  Traditional Chinese Proverb
Found in: “American Shaolin“, by Matthew Polly
 

 

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