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Nothing is so strong as gentleness; nothing so gentle as real strength. -St.

Fra ncis de Sales Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in anothe r. -Walter S. Landor The smallest effort is not lost, Each Wavlet on the ocean tosst Aids in the ebb-tide or the flow; Each rain-drop makes some floweret blow; Each struggle lessens human woe. -Charles Mackay Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. -Mother Teresa How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionat e with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong, because someday in life you will have been all of these. -George Washin gton Carver Spread love everywhere you go: First of all in your own house . . . let no one e ver come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your s mile, kindness in your warm greeting. -Mother Teresa If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enem ies. --Mother Teresa You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force. -Publilius Syrus Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good; try to use ordinary situ ations. -Jean Paul Richter Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. -Blaise Pascal Knowledge itself is power. -Francis Bacon Action must be founded on knowledge. -Unknown Action without thought is like shooting without aim. -American proverb The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance. -American proverb I have taken all knowledge to be my providence. -Francis Bacon Knowledge is power, not mere argument or ornament. -Francis Bacon A man is but what he knoweth. Are not the pleasures of the affections greater th an the pleasures of the senses and are not the pleasures of the intellect greate r than the pleasures of the affections? -Francis Bacon The pursuit of knowledge becomes scholasticism when divorced from the actual nee ds of men and life. -Francis Bacon Knowledge and understanding that have a practical application for improving our every day lives is, of course, the highest goal of scientific inquiry. -Jah D. Glass, Ph.D. As a general rule the most successful man in life is the man who has the best in formation. -Winston Churchill The acquisition of any knowledge is always of use to the intellect because it ma y thus drive out useless things and retain the good. -Leonardo Da Vinci The more your read, the more you know. The more you know, the smarter you grow. The smarter you grow, the stronger your voice, when speaking your mind or making your choice. -Unknown There is a long course of evolution from the marked trees that indicated Indian trails to metropolitan daily newspapers, but they have this in common: they pass on what one individual has known to other individuals, for their convenience or , in the broadest sense, instruction. -S.I. Hayakawa Knowledge has its seat in the head. It is the eye of desire and can become the p ilot of the soul. -Plato The greater the knowledge, the greater the humility. -Henry Thomas & Dana Lee Man is not weak--knowledge is more than equivalent to force. The master of mecha nics laughs at strength. -Samuel Johnson Knowledge conquers fear. -Roger Dawson To generalize is to be an idiot. To particularize is the alone distinction of me rit. General knowledges are those knowledges that idiots possess. -William Blak e

A little grit in the eye destroyeth the sight of the very heaven, and a little m alice or envy a world of joys. One wry principle in the mind is of infinite cons equence. -Thomas Traherne Many people think that by hoarding money they are gaining safety for themselves. If money is your only hope for independence, you will never have it. The only r eal security that a person can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, exp erience, and ability. Without these qualities, money is practically useless. -H enry Ford If, however, he (a child) grows up with a false map in his head--that is, with a head crammed with error and superstition--he will constantly be running into tr ouble, wasting his efforts, and acting like a fool. He will not be adjusted to t he world as it is; he may, if the lack of adjustment is serious, end up in a men tal hospital. -S.I. Hayakawa To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is poss ible to know about business. -J. Paul Getty Be smart, be intelligent and be informed. -Tony Alesandra There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance. -Socrates What is research, but a blind date with knowledge? -Will Henry If a man is worth knowing at all, he is worth knowing well. -Alexander Smith There is no knowledge that is not power. -Ralph Waldo Emerson Information is the oxygen of the modern age. -Ronal Reagan See these two hairs on my head? That's how much we know compared to my full head of hair. -Deanna Carbo Knowing is not understanding. There is a great difference between knowing and un derstanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it. Charles F. Kettering You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conver sation. -Plato The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. -Leonardo Da Vinci The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge. -The Bible, Proverbs 15 :14 Since we cannot be universal and know all that is to be known of everything, we ought to know a little about everything. For it is far better to know something about everything than to know all about one thing. This universality is the best . -Blaise Paschal For knowledge is conscious power. -William Hazlitt I feel it's lack of information that makes people hate one another. -Pakistani in U.S. Laughter is America's most important export. -Walt Disney Hearty laughter is a good way to jog internally without having to go outdoors. -Norman Cousins Always laugh when you can; it is cheap medicine. -Lord Byron O what a Difficulty it is to keep one's Countenance, when a violent Laugh desire s to burst forth. -Henry Fielding