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Living - Something to think about!

This was a speech made by Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Anna Quindlen at the graduation ceremony of an American university where she was awarded an Honorary PhD.





Most brilliant, to the point speech to get all of us thinking....





"I'm a novelist. My work is human nature. Real life is all I know. Don't ever confuse the two, your life and your work. You will walk out of here this afternoon with only one thing that no one else has. There will be… Continue

Added by Annie on May 3, 2010 at 10:39am — 2 Comments

15 Facts About China that Will Blow Your Mind -

1. By 2025, China will build…

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Added by Annie on March 25, 2010 at 7:26am — 1 Comment

So What Do you See????

Cranky Old Man







When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in country New South Wales, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value.

Later, when the nurses were going through his meagre possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital.



One nurse took her copy to Melbourne. The old man's sole bequest to posterity has… Continue

Added by Annie on October 22, 2009 at 8:49pm — 2 Comments

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