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A Wise Saying – Part 146

Knowledge can be conveyed, but not wisdom.  It can be found, it can be lived, it is possible to be carried by it, miracles can be performed with it, but it cannot be expressed in words and taught. Herman Hesse

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A Wise Saying – Part 145

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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A Strange Saying

” Yes, they broke the law, but it’s not a felony.  It is an act of love …” Statement made by Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush in favor of illegal immigration.

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A Wise Saying – Part 100

  ”  A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears. ”                     Michel de Montaigne

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A Wise Saying – Part 99

The most difficult thing to cope with is not selfishness or vanity or deceitfulness.  The most difficult thing to cope with is sheer stupidity.  A person needs the talents of an animal trainer to deal with the really stupid.               … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 98

There is in imitation a desire for equality: to do as others do is to have total insurance that we shall not be left behind.       R. Van Conoley  ( Editor’s Note:  I wonder how many men in DeBary will imitate … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 95

  ”  He who establishes his arguement by noise and command shows that his reason is weak. ”  Michel de Montaigne

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A Wise Saying – Part 94

   ” I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie. ”   Michel de Montaigne          R. Van Conoley ( Editor’s note: This aphorism is dedicated to 90% of all local … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 85

“Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.”                   George Santayana

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A Wise Saying – Part 84

   As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.   Leonardo da Vinci

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