June 22nd, 2002

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On the Value of Making Mstakes -- Wang Yang-Ming

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The sages do not consider that making no mistakes is a blessing.  They believe, rather, that the great virtue of man lies in his ability to correct his mistakes and continually make a new man of himself.
                                                                                                                  ~ Wang Yang-Ming
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On Values -- Elvis Presley

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Values are like fingerprints.  Nobody's are the same, but you leave 'em all over everything you do.
                                                                                                                                      ~ Elvis Presley
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On Victory -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the softness of the dove, a tough mind with a tender heart.
                                                                                                                                                ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
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On Virginity -- John Milton

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Some say no evil thing that walks by night,
In fog or fire, by lake or moorish fen,
Blue meagre hag, or stubborn unlaid ghost
That breaks his magic chains at curfew time,
No goblin, or swart fairy of the mine,
Hath hurtful power o’er true virginity.

                                  ~ John Milton (1608–1674) Comus. Line 432.
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On Virtue -- Cicero

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Virtue and decency are so nearly related that it is difficult to separate them from each other but in our imagination.
                                                                                                                                                                         ~ Cicero
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On Virtue -- Anotole France

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The first virtue of all really great men is that they are sincere.  They eradicate hypocrisy from their hearts.
                                                                                                                                                ~ Anotole France
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On Virtue -- Plato

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Let praise be given equally to women as well as men who have been distinguished in virtue.
                                                                                                                                            ~ Plato
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On Vision

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The vision must be followed by the venture.  It is not enough to stare up the steps; we must step up the stairs.
                                                                                                                                                          ~ Vance Havner
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On the Virtues of Competitive Athletics -- General Douglas MacArthur

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It [the Virtues of Competitive Athletics] teaches the strong to know when they are weak and the brave to face themselves when they are afraid.  To be proud and unbowed in defeat yet humble and gentle in victory.  And to master ourselves before we attempt to master others.  And to learn to laugh, yet never forget how to weep.  And to give the predominance of courage over timidity.
                ~ General Douglas MacArthur, on the virtues of competitive athletics.
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