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Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes. Options
Daemon
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Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes.

Aesop (620 BC-560 BC)
Ray41
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This was among one of my first books.



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Trivium_Discipulus
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Daemon wrote:
Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes.

Aesop (620 BC-560 BC)


A person tends to do what they have to do... and no more.

A big problem arises when major misfortune is misconstrued as a minor grievance... like is the case with the debt based monetary system that has been engineered to bankrupt, impoverish and enslave society to inextinguishable debt.

People think that if they ignore it that it will go away. Nope, it will just speed ahead and grind us all to dust unless a large number of people wake up and take positive action.

Debt Money Tyranny
http://www.keepandshare.com/doc/4768883/debtmoneytyranny-6-1-pdf-60k?tr=77

The solutions are on the second page.

"Money is a new form of slavery, and distinguishable from the old simply by the fact that it is impersonal - that there is no human relation between master and slave."
~Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The best way to control the opposition is to finance it. Birds of prey have two wings; the left wing & right wing.
Bully_rus
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Daemon wrote:
Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes.

Aesop (620 BC-560 BC)


Is water for frog misfortune or even grievance? Some men can manage to bear little grievances even when there isn't a natural cause for it.
Miriam...
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To Ray: I love your little book of Aesop's Fables.
ithink140
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My dad bought me a copy of Aesop's Fables when I was about six years old... I nearly wore it out.

'Life is too short to be eaten up by hate.'
seemo74
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i agree
curmudgeonine
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Yes, that's very possible
Namkhang Le
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very very true

"All is Fair in Love & War"
Marguerite
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Nothing is more inexplicable than man. With the exception of a few like Trivium_Discipulus, we all just blindly move from day to day. Arms and the Man I Sing.
capitán
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Well, they say it's the little things that count.
For my part, I could say almost nothing about a tragedy when it happens once, but the little nuisances of everyday just enervate my patience.
Haz
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I think we feel better after a little whinge but if a major bad event occurs how can we express ourselves?

I totally agree with Trivium_Discipulus with regard to the world monetary situation. I am of the school that there is no money. America keeps printing dollars without producing any new gold! How does that work? Maybe we should go back to bartering.
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nor a blanket for spilled milk hence a towel will sufficeBoo hoo! .
WanglerExtraordinaire
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Major misfortunes will permeate substantially throughout many aspects of our lives, requiting the fortitude and resolve to cope with them, while day to day petty offenses, which should be dismissed without an affront, needle our sense of fairness invoking an irrational desire for vengeance.
capitán
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WanglerExtraordinaire wrote:
Major misfortunes will permeate substantially throughout many aspects of our lives, requiting the fortitude and resolve to cope with them, while day to day petty offenses, which should be dismissed without an affront, needle our sense of fairness invoking an irrational desire for vengeance.

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So that's what happens!
I thought god really existed and liked to troll me everyday.
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Everyday's annoyances... Shame on you
Verbatim
Posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 11:09:14 PM
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Daemon wrote:
Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes.

Aesop (620 BC-560 BC)


Little grievances always have a way
With men facing tedium of every day:
Bear them with less courage they say,
Then large misfortunes come to stay.



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