Monthly Archives: November 2013

Selfishness

Once upon a time there was a king who prospered from the labours of an entire populace. He was a benevolent ruler, for he’d shared the knowledge of metal-working, from which his slaves’ chains were made. One day, the slaves … Continue reading

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Inadvertent Buddhist Teachings VIII

“O! whatever are my own sufferings, may my heart never, never be hardened against those of others!” ~ Ann Radcliffe, The Mysteries of Udolpho, 1794, Vol II, chapter XII This edition: Penguin Books, 2001, p316  

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Greeves st, Fitzroy

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No Rest for the Weary

“When you are successful, the hardest thing is maintaining that level of success, so you work harder to maintain what you have achieved.” ~ Victoria Beckham “The only danger now is that I work too hard.” After a pause he … Continue reading

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