quote by Ratan Tata

None can destroy iron, but its own rust can! Likewise none can destroy a person, but its own mindset can!

— Ratan Tata

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Likewise, he should see the entire world as half good and half evil.... With a single good deed he will tip the scales for himself, and for the entire world, to the side of good.

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Likewise today, some Christians are content to merely exist until they die.

They don't want to risk anything, to believe God, to grow or mature. They refuse to believe his Word, and have become hardened in their unbelief. Now they're living just to die.

Salt, when dissolved in water, may disappear, but it does not cease to exist.

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Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.

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