For everything there is a season


For everything there is a season

 


 

 For everything there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven:

A time to be born, and a time to die;

A time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;

A time to , and a time to heal;

A time to break down, and a time to build up;

A time to weep, and a time to laugh;

A time to mourn, and a time to dance;

A time to throw away stones, and a time to gather stones together;

A time to embrace, And a time to refrain from embracing;

A time to seek, and a time to lose; A time to keep, and a time to throw away;

A time to tear, and a time to sew; A time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

A time to love, and a time to hate, A time for war, and a time for peace.

~Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

 

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1. Never put off until tomorrow what can do today.


2. Never trouble another for what you can do yourself.


3. Never spend your before you have it.


4. Never buy what you do not , because it is cheap; it will be dear to you.


5. Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold.


6. We never repent of having eaten too little.


7. Nothing is troublesome that we do willingly.


8. How much pain have us the evils which never have happened.


9. Take things always by their smooth handle.


10. When angry, count ten, before you speak; if very angry, an hundred. 


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(letter to Thomas Jefferson Smith, 1825)

 

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