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Quotes of the Month – April, 2009

“The game of life is not so much in holding a good hand as playing a poor hand well.”

H. T. Leslie

“The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid.”

Thomas Kempis, (ca.1380 – 1471), a late Medieval Catholic monk and author of The Imitation of Christ, one of the best known Christian books on devotion.

“The game of life is the game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later, with astounding accuracy.”

Florence Shinn (1871 -1940), an American artist and book illustrator who became a New Thought spiritual teacher and metaphysical writer in her middle years. She is best known for her first book, The Game of Life and How to Play It (1925).

“If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.”

George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950), Irish playwright, and the only person to have been awarded both the Nobel Prize for Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938).

“It’s only when the tide goes out that you discover who’s been swimming naked.”

Warren Buffett (1930 – ), an American investor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is one of the world’s most successful investors and the largest shareholder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

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