Don’t Knock Yourself

"No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not knock those who work with him. Don't knock your friends. Don't knock your enemies. Don't knock yourself." - Alfred Tennyson This simple formula, diligently applied, will turn a poorly managed life …

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The Voice of the Nameless

From The Ancient Sage by Alfred Tennyson A thousand summers ere the time of Christ From out his ancient city came a Seer Whom one that loved, and honour’d him, and yet Was no disciple, richly garb’d, but worn From wasteful living, follow’d—in his hand A scroll of verse—till that old man before A cavern whence an affluent …

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