Neglect Quotes

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Samuel Smiles

"It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application." Samuel Smiles
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Benjamin Franklin

"A little neglect may breed great mischief." Benjamin Franklin
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Oswald Chambers

"Certain things can only be dealt with
by ignoring them; if you face them you increase
their power. It is absurd to say, Pray about them;
when once a thing is seen to be wrong,
don't pray about it, it fixes the mind on it;
never for a second brood on it,
destroy it by neglect.
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Oswald Chambers
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Samuel Johnson

"He that thinks he can afford to be negligent is not far from being poor." Samuel Johnson
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Alfred Adler

"We must never neglect the patient's own use of his symptoms." Alfred Adler
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""This is a truly historic vote. Los Angeles is making a massive statement that we want to educate our children right. It makes up for 35 years of neglect."" Roy Romer
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"Public policy has largely ignored these issues for a generation, and it takes awhile to undo that level of neglect." Terry Hartle
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"This is a big challenge. There's been more than 30 years of decay and neglect that has run down the infrastructure tremendously." Dan Speckhart
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Roald Dahl
Birth: 1916-09-13 Death: 1990-11-23

"In England once there lived a big And wonderfully clever pig. To everybody it was plain That Piggy had a massive brain. He worked out sums inside his head, There was no book he hadn't read. He knew what made an airplane fly, He knew how engines worked and why. He knew all this, but in the end One question drove him round the bend: He simply couldn't puzzle out What LIFE was really all about. What was the reason for his birth? Why was he placed upon this earth? His giant brain went round and round. Alas, no answer could be found. Till suddenly one wondrous night. All in a flash he saw the light. He jumped up like a ballet dancer And yelled, "By gum, I've got the answer!" "They want my bacon slice by slice "To sell at a tremendous price! "They want my tender juicy chops "To put in all the butcher's shops! "They want my pork to make a roast "And that's the part'll cost the most! "They want my sausages in strings! "They even want my chitterlings! "The butcher's shop! The carving knife! "That is the reason for my life!" Such thoughts as these are not designed To give a pig great piece of mind. Next morning, in comes Farmer Bland, A pail of pigswill in his hand, And piggy with a mighty roar, Bashes the farmer to the floor... Now comes the rather grizzly bit So let's not make too much of it, Except that you must understand That Piggy did eat Farmer Bland, He ate him up from head to toe, Chewing the pieces nice and slow. It took an hour to reach the feet, Because there was so much to eat, And when he finished, Pig, of course, Felt absolutely no remorse. Slowly he scratched his brainy head And with a little smile he said, "I had a fairly powerful hunch "That he might have me for his lunch. "And so, because I feared the worst, "I thought I'd better eat him first.""

Born in Wales, Roald Dahl is the author of some of the world's most beloved children's stories. After working in Africa for Shell Oil and serving in the Royal Air Force as a pilot in World War II, Dahl's accounts of his war adventures were published in Saturday Evening Post. His career as a writer officially underway, Dahl turned to children's stories that are now familiar classics, including "James and the Giant Peach", "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Matilda". Dahl passed away in 1990, but left behind a legacy of beloved children's classics that are now being shared with new…



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