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A Quote by Bhagavad-Gita on abuse, anger, arrogance, darkness, delusion, destruction, enemies, envy, generosity, gifts, god, greed, happiness, hell, ignorance, mind, pride, purpose, sacrifice, success, violence, and wealth

"I got this today," they say; "tomorrow I shall get that. This wealth is mine, and that will be mine too. I have destroyed my enemies. I shall destroy others too! Am I not like God? I enjoy what I want. I am successful. I am powerful. I am happy. I am rich and well-born. Who is equal to me? I will perform sacrifices and give gifts, and rejoice in my own generosity." This is how they go on, deluded by ignorance. Bound by their greed and entangled in a web of delusion, whirled about by a fragmented mind, they fall into a dark hell. Self-important, obstinate, swept away by the pride of wealth, they ostentatiously perform sacrifices without any regard for their purpose. Egotistical, violent, arrogant, lustful, angry, envious of everyone, they abuse my presence within their own bodies and in the bodies of others.

Bhagavad-Gita

Source: The Bhagavad-Gita: 16:13 -18, pp. 191-192

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A Quote by Beverly LaHaye on children, curiosity, education, enemies, family, good, obsession, radicals, schools, and sex

One of the most devastating enemies of the family is radical sex education in the public school. It is more explicit than necessary for the good of the child. Too much sex education too soon causes undue curiosity and obsession with sex.

Beverly LaHaye

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A Quote by Betty Naomi Friedan on enemies, men, and women

Men are not the enemy, but the fellow victims. The real enemy is women's denigration of themselves.

Betty Naomi Friedan (1921 -)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on enemies, friendship, and secrets

If you want to keep a secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on enemies, faults, and love

Love your enemies, for they will tell you your faults.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on enemies and friendship

You and I were long friends: you are now my enemy, and I am yours.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Letter to William Strahan, July 5, 1775.

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on enemies and people

I have met the enemy, and it is the eyes of other people.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on college, day, education, enemies, good, hunger, life, men, and nations

Franklin told of something which had happened at Lancaster in Pennsylvania at a treaty between the Six Nations and Virginia in 1744. The Virginia commissioners offered to take six Indian boys and educate them at the college in Williamsburg. The Indians, after politely waiting till the next day, declined the offer. Their young men who had gone to college in the northern provinces had come back "bad runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy, spoke our languages imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for warriors, hunters, or counselors; they were totally good for nothing." But the Indians would take a dozen Virginia boys and educate them properly in the forest.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Carl Van Doren’s Benjamin Franklin

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on enemies, friendship, and good

Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

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A Quote by Benjamin Franklin on enemies, familiarity, and friendship

Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.

Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac, June 1741.

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