An inoffensive person walking in public was assaulted by a stranger with a club and severely beaten. When the stranger with the club was brought to trial the complainant said to the judge: “I don’t know why i was assaulted ;I have not an enemy in the world.” “That’s” , said the defendant, ” is why i struck him. ” Let the prisoner be discharged” said the judge” a man who has no enemies has no friends. The court’s are not for such. “
Wealth and rank are what every person desires ;but if they can only be retained to the detriment of the Way they professes, they must relinquish them. Poverty and obscurity are what every person detests ;but if they can only be avoided to the detriment of the Way they professes, they must accept them. The Nobel person who parts company with Goodness does not fulfill that name. Never for a moment does a noble person quit the way of Goodness. ……..
Members of the Florida legislature and police chief meeting a cake of soap was passing it by without recognition, but the cake of soap insisted on stopping and shaking hands. Thinking it might possibly be in the enjoyment of elective franchise, all gave it a cordial and earnest grasp. On letting it go they observed that a part of it adhered to their fingers, and running to a brook to great alarm proceeded to wash it off. In doing so they necessarily got some on the other and when they had finished washing both were so white that they went to bed and sent for a physician.
A man marries a woman hoping she will never change.
A woman marries a man expecting him to change but knowing he never will.
A woman has to have the last word in any argument, anything after her last word is a new argument.
There’s nothing on this earth as vicious as a woman protecting what is hers. …..or trying to take something that ain’t
Samuel Maverick Texas Ranger at the Alamo, his slave was offered quarter by the Santiana but Joe Griffin refused and fought furiously to his death.
Memoirs of Mary A.Maverick Wife to Samuel Maverick