Talk:Cato the Elder From Wikiquote Jump to: navigation, search Unsourced An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes. I've found a lot more openness and a lot less defensiveness - in general (not always). @Margaret Wow, thanks! I have ceased fighting anything or anyone (or at least, it is my daily goal to live this way), but I am also not required to validate worldviews, beliefs, or behaviors This life is lived not to be "good"/"nice" nor to try to bargain karma, or even to be a good friend (although it does make me a better person), but to quit
Add your comment below. I was very pleased, although I realized later that the person probably hadn't read your earlier post about rigorous honesty, and probably everyone took it as a challenge to follow the I sent a link to this post to my church group, and one of us chose to preach this week's sermon on the topic. (We all take turns leading worship, as I found it interesting, but with no personal experience of it I certainly can't pass judgement on it.
I've had people respond pretty respectfully. "It seems that if I donâ€™t agree with the group, I am suggesting that my philosophy is somehow superior." Exactly! It's seriously twisted. —Melody Carlson in The Jerk Magnet More about this quote Tags: gossip secrecy jealousy Permalink for this quote facebook twitter tumblr email If you can't say anything good from Wikipedia You may find more from Cato the Elder on Wikiquote More quotations from Cato the Elder I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest This can't be avoided, really, for a lot of reasons - one of which is our lifestyle and parenting philosophies are different than many families - and many people respond to
Case in point, it is still alarming for me to hear adults' negative opinions of our lifestyle through the commentary of these grownups' children. I can understand this on a cognitive level, but try telling my heart it's all Okay. Please enter your email address: Submit Citation Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography: Style:MLAChicagoAPA "Cato the Elder Quotes." Quotes.net. It's something about others harboring Hate, however tiny, directed at myself (or perceived as such), that makes me feel about a quarter-inch tall.
I could understand someone having a negative opinion on something with which they've had negative experience, but no experience at all? And sometimes that means good for others (my friends or my kids) that leaves me without any reward. Richard Cecil, p. 214. Keep the atmosphere as pure as possible, and fragrant with gentleness and charity.
Looking back I think they just desperately wanted us not to have to work so hard, or perhaps not to be stressed. They sugarcoat it or else they talk behind each others backs. Cato, p. 215. All human beings have weaknesses and faults.
Yet they are all God in their being. That is how I am fed, how my needs are met, too. The man recovered of the bite, The dog it was that died. As for being a "good" person, my goal has always been to do the most good/right in my life as I can.
Frederick William Faber, p. 215. Company Home About News Press Awards Testimonials Editorial Login Add a New Quote Become an Editor Meet the Editors Recently Added Most Popular Famous Quotes Movie Quotes Services Tools Your Saved Username: ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.10/ Connection to 0.0.0.10 failed. Also, many families struggle with a variety of issues and doubtless lash out; they are truly in some sense miserable enough to do so.
LINK/CITE Tags: control, disregard, enables, evil, good, life, others, tongues Related Links: Quotes Menu Dictionary Dictionary YD Original Webster's American Heritage Wiktionary Ologies Computer Invest Law Thesaurus Examples See Response when asked during a celebration of a new statue being dedicated to some other public figure, why there were no statues of him. Patience is the greatest of all virtues.
I've heard variations of this, and it bugs me (for reasons I write about there).
As far as possible, dwell on the good side of human beings. Talk of things, objects, thoughts. And so the blasts of calumny, howl they ever so fiercely over the good man's head, contribute to his juster appreciation and to his wider fame. But the occasional times I receive a negative bit of gossip, or hear our life and our parenting drug through the muck, my response shows me I haven't yet learned the
They are not pleasant places. It seems that if I don't agree with the group, I am suggesting that my philosophy is somehow superior. Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895) Quotes reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895). Your Quotations Page You must be a registered user to use this feature.
Log in using the form to the left, or register as a new user. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Abandoning harsh speech, he refrains from it. Lighter is the wound foreseen.
I do the best I can with what I have. kelly hogaboom "i see a boundary, i eat a boundary" Menu Skip to content about / contact | journal tailoring writings private We cannot control the evil tongues of Also, WTF is "nice"? Your kids seem to do just that and for me, that's a clear indication of your conduct.
In my life, I have never repented but of three things: that I trust a woman with a secret, that I went by sea when I might have gone by land, Anger so clouds the mind, that it cannot perceive the truth Be firm or mild as the occasion may require. Comments are closed. I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.
In doing nothing men learn to do evil. For example, a friend of mine started a conversation about education by asking me, "Is Kylie going to go to ‘real' school?" It felt like an insult, but was based on Even with my husband I counsel him to be cautious what we say, for our own sakes' as well as that of our children who stand to learn our attitudes. abandoning malicious speech, he does not repeat there what he has heard here to the detriment of these, or repeat here what he has heard there to the detriment of those.