Category Archives: Self Image

Only one of me

A man who purchased a Hummel Christmas plate for his wife for twenty one dollars and ninety five cents was assured that it would increase in value because it was the first Christmas plate to be produced by that famous … Continue reading

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The prizes eventually go to those who persevere

When Dino De Laurentis was looking for a lead actress for his movie, King Kong, his son asked him to interview a young actress named Meryl Streep. He took one look at her and said to his son, in Italian, … Continue reading

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Apathy costs us nothing – except…

Apathy is something that costs us nothing except our self respect. Rosina Hernandez once watched a young man get bashed at a rock concert. No one did anything to stop it, and he subsequently died. She then made a vow … Continue reading

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Pins in the head

Some years ago, Zhang Meihua, a 24 year old Chinese woman, for no apparent reason began to lose the ability to move her arms and legs. Eventually her symptoms got so bad they gave her a cat scan and found … Continue reading

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Proving myself before advertising myself

I was taught the importance of proving myself before advertising myself. However, the current emphasis on self confidence seems to have had the opposite effect. A recent survey discovered that seventy percent of students rated themselves as above average leaders … Continue reading

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We are what we are, not what people call us.

Shakespeare once said: ‘What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.’ A thing is what it is because that’s what it is, not what someone calls it. And we are … Continue reading

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Charity that doesn’t lift your public image

According to the Boston Globe, Tom White’s life goal is to give away his entire fortune. When people ask him why he says: ‘I’m motivated a lot by what Jesus wants me to do – and I think he wants … Continue reading

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