The first and finest lesson that parents can teach their children is faith and courage.

— Smiley Blanton

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To be happy, drop the words 'if only' and substitute instead the words 'next time'.

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All of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their fullest extent. ... And every life must be chalked up at least a partial failure when it does not succeed in reaching its inherent destiny.

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A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.

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Men err when they think they can be inhuman exploiters in their business life, and loving husbands and fathers at home.

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For without love we will lose the will to live.

Our mental and physical vitality is impaired, our resistance is lowered, and we succumb to illnesses that often prove fatal. We may escape actual death, but what remains is a meager and barren existence, emotionally so impoverished that we can only be called half alive.

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No one who has ever brought up a child can doubt for a moment that love is literally the life-giving fluid of human existence

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It is very often asserted that fear is destructive.

Yet this is not entirely true; when fear is felt about things that truly threaten security, it is protective. It is very fortunate that humans have an almost unlimited capacity for learning fears; otherwise we would have been eliminated long ago.

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Other Definitions of Worry Anxiety is the great modern plague. But faith can cure it.

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Things that upset a terrier may pass virtually unnoticed by a Great Dane.

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Love is the immortal flow of energy that nourishes, extends and preserves. Its eternal goal is life.

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The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.

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If we are deprived of our just due, we naturally experience emotions of anger.

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About Smiley Blanton

Quotes 16 sayings
Profession Author
Birthday October 16

You can handle anything if you think you can. Just keep your cool and your sense of humor.

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Fear is the most subtle and destructive of all human diseases.

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Practice easing your way along...Do your best; take it as it comes. You can handle anything if you think you can. Just keep your cool and your sense of humor.

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