Author: Barry (---.qc.sympatico.ca)
Date: 12-26-05 22:42
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Our forbearance should never be misunderstood. Our reluctance for conflict
should not be misjudged as a failure of will. When action is required to
preserve our national security, we will act.
Thy glass will show thee how thy beauties wear,
Thy dial how thy precious minutes waste;
These vacant leaves thy mind\'s imprint will bear,
And of this book, this learning mayst thou taste.
The wrinkles which thy glass will truly show
Of mouthed graves will give thee memory;
Thou by thy dial\'s shady stealth mayst know
Time\'s thievish progress to eternity.
Look! what thy memory cannot contain,
Commit to these waste blanks, and thou shalt find
Those children nursed, deliver\'d from thy brain,
To take a new acquaintance of thy mind.
These offices, so oft as thou wilt look,
Shall profit thee and much enrich thy book.
We can\'t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
Belief: St. Augustine Quotes
Faith is to believe what you do not yet see; the reward for this faith is to see what you believe.