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SERVICE TO MAN IS SERVICE TO GOD

SERVICE TO MAN IS SERVICE TO GOD Abou Ben Adhem (in the well-known poem of that name) informed the angel that he loved his fellowmen. The next night the angel

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EXAMPLE IS BETTER THAN PRECEPT

EXAMPLE IS BETTER THAN PRECEPT Do you remember, the following puzzle put to you when you were young? : “what is that which everybody likes to give but nobody wants

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EXPERIENCE IS THE BEST TEACHER A BURNT CHILD DREADS THE FIRE

EXPERIENCE IS THE BEST TEACHER A BURNT CHILD DREADS THE FIRE If we warn a child no to touch fire, he may not listen to the warning and may be

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Neither a borrower nor a lender be

Neither a borrower nor a lender be “Neither a borrower nor a lender be” is truly and excellent precept, full of great practical wisdom which warns us against the habit

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LAUGHTER, THE BEST MEDICINE Whenever we fall ill, we go to a doctor who examines us, diagnoses the ailment and prescribes a medicine. We take the prescribed treatment and, in

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VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE

VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE Sameness, uniformity dull the edge of human existence – life sights, same sort of food, same old work – tiring, wearying oppressive – man’s

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TO ERR IS HUMAN, TO FORGIVE DIVINE

TO ERR IS HUMAN, TO FORGIVE DIVINE There is great truth in this common proverb. All human beings make mistakes and therefore we, as humans, should learn to be tolerant.

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PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE

PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE There is some inborn lethargy in us which makes us ignore the possibility of trouble, even after we have seen the first faint beginning of

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‘KNOWLEDGE IS POWER’, IS A GREAT SAYING

‘KNOWLEDGE IS POWER’, IS A GREAT SAYING The hunger for power is universal. We generally identify power with physical strength. Thus, tiger is physically more powerful than man. But man,

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HANDSOME IS AS HANDSOME DOES

HANDSOME IS AS HANDSOME DOES The literal meaning of the word ‘handsome’ is of fine form or figure’. A handsome person is a good-looking person, a person with pleasing looks.

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