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Quote Left ....Then he felt quite ashamed, and hid his head under his wing; for he did not know what to do, he was so happy, and yet not at all proud. He had been persecuted and despised for his ugliness, and now he heard them say he was the most beautiful of all the birds. Even the elder-tree bent down its bows into the water before him, and the sun shone warm and bright. He would never became vain or conceited, and would always remembered how it felt to be despised and teased, and he was very sorry for all the creatures who are so treated merely because they are different from those around them. Then he rustled his feathers, curved his slender neck, and cried joyfully, from the depths of his heart, Quote Right
Quote Left If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. Quote Right
Quote Left A Native American elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time. When asked which dog wins, he reflected for a moment and replied, The one I feed the most. On Other Peoples Expectations: The only man who behaved sensibly was my tailor; he took my measurement anew every time he saw me, while all the rest went on with their old measurements and expected them to fit me. Quote Right
Quote Left There is always something new out of Africa. Quote Right
Quote Left Tis sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity. Quote Right
Quote Left Most men ebb and flow in wretchedness between the fear of death and the hardship of life; they are unwilling to live, and yet they do not know how to die. Quote Right
Quote Left He who boasts of his descent, praises the deed of another. Quote Right
Quote Left From the end spring new beginnings. Quote Right
Quote Left He who has injured thee was stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself. Quote Right
Quote Left Let still the woman take An elder than herself. So wears she to him; So sways she level in her husband's heart. Quote Right
Quote Left The most important thing that the city can do is encourage growth that provides good wages for folks. I very much would like to see a living wage for people at Western State. This was addressed at the University of Virginia recently. They did it for the same reasons - to allow people to have a stake in their community. Quote Right
Quote Left There is nothing more despicable than an old man who has no other proof than his age to offer of his having lived long in the world. Quote Right
Quote Left Leisure without literature is death and burial alive. Quote Right
Quote Left No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us. Quote Right
Quote Left After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one. Quote Right
Quote Left After man there would be the mighty beetle civilisation, the bodies of whose members the cream of the Great Race would seize when the monstrous doom overtook the elder world. Later, as the earth's span closed, the transferred minds would again migrate through time and space -- to another stopping place in the bodies of the bulbous vegetable entities of Mercury. But there would be races after them, clinging pathetically to the cold planet and burrowing to its horror-filled core, before the utter end. Quote Right
Quote Left These same experiences make of the sequence of life cycles a generational cycle, irrevocably binding each generation to those that gave it life and to those for whose life it is responsible. Thus, reconciling lifelong generativity and stagnation involves the elder in a review of his or her own years of active responsibility for nurturing the next generations, and also in an integration of earlier-life experiences of caring and of self-concern in relation to previous generations. Quote Right
Quote Left Remove severe restraint and what will become of virtue? Quote Right
Quote Left No one is better born than another, unless they are born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition. Quote Right
Quote Left The pleasures of the palate deal with us like the Egyptian thieves, who strangle those whom they embrace. Quote Right
Quote Left Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise. Quote Right
Quote Left Freedom is not being a slave to any circumstance, to any constraint, to any chance; it means compelling Fortune to enter the lists on equal terms. Quote Right
Quote Left It is the superfluous things for which men sweat. Quote Right
Quote Left He who repents of having sinned is almost innocent. Quote Right
Quote Left Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men; for the wise men shun the mistakes of fools, but fools do not imitate the successes of the wise. Quote Right
Quote Left Calamity is virtue's opportunity. Quote Right
Quote Left In comparing various authors with one another, I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest writers have transcribed, word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment. Quote Right
Quote Left 1 Peter 5:5: In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, 'God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble and oppressed.' (NIV)

Likewise, you who are younger and of lesser rank, be subject to the elders (the ministers and spiritual guides of the church)--[giving them due respect and yielding to their counsel]. Clothe (apron) yourselves, all of you, with humility [as the garb of a servant, so that its covering cannot possibly be stripped from you, with freedom from pride and arrogance] toward one another. For God sets Himself against the proud (the insolent, the overbearing, the disdainful, the presumptuous, the boastful)--[and He opposes, frustrates, and defeats them], but gives grace (favor, blessing) to the humble. [Prov. 3:34.](AMP)

Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. (KJV)

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Quote Left There is something behind the throne greater than the King himself. Quote Right
Quote Left As for old age, embrace and love it. It abounds with pleasure if you know how to use it. The gradually declining years are among the sweetest in a man's life, and I maintain that, even when they have reached the extreme limit, they have their pleasure still. Quote Right
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Member Quotes About Elder

Quote Left on the seat that your elder left,dust your hinds Quote Right
Quote Left To possess love is to possess an infinitely lesser quality of love. When you possess something it is at the mercy of its holder, and it is only as good as it's wielder. You must not possess love, but rather be possessed by it. Search love with all your heart and you will find the Truth. Quote Right
Quote Left I wonder if this is an Elder RightBrain epidemic, this confusion of NRA origins as National Rifle Association or National Republican Army; a distinction of labels perhaps sharing the same U.S. RedMeat population of hungry pirates. Quote Right
Quote Left Always be obedient to your elders. If you want to take equal respect,love and care from your young fellows. Quote Right