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Confucius

“When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.” –Confucius, philosopher, born August 1st [generic], 551 BC Happy Birthday!!

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Homer

“The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.” –Homer, ancient Greek, often identified as the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, born 8th century BC Happy Birthday!!

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John Ruskin

“A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.” – John Ruskin, art critic, social thinker and philanthropist, February 8th, 1819 – January 20th, 1900

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Nihilism (ni-hil-ism)

1) the belief that traditional morals, ideas, beliefs, etc., have no worth or value 2) the belief that a society’s political and social institutions are so bad that they should be destroyed. 3) a viewpoint that traditional values and beliefs … Continue reading

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William James

“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James, psychologist and philosopher, January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910

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John Ruskin

“A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.” –John Ruskin, writer, born February 8th, 1819

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