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Father and his sons, The  (by: Author Unknown)
A father had a family of sons who were perpetually quarreling among themselves. When he failed to heal their disputes by his exhortations, he determined to give them a practical illustration of the evils of disunion; and for this purpose he one day told them to bring him a bundle of sticks.
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Honesty  (by: Author Unknown)
Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice. Wickedness is always easier than virtue, for it takes a short cut to everything. But over time you learn, you can't make wrong work.
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House of 1000 Mirrors, The  (by: Author Unknown)
Long ago in a small, far away village, there was place known as the House of 1000 Mirrors. A small, happy little dog learned of this place and decided to visit. When he arrived, he bounced happily up the stairs to the doorway of the house.
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How Poor We Are  (by: Author Unknown)
One day a father and his rich family took his son to a trip to the country with the firm purpose to show him how poor people can be. They spent a day and a night in the farm of a very poor family. When they got back from their trip the father asked his son, "How was the trip?"
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Know When to Change Course  (by: Frank Koch)
Two battleships assigned to the training squadron had been at sea on maneuvers in heavy weather for several days. The visibility was poor with patchy fog, so the captain remained on the bridge keeping an eye on all activities.
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Learn from Mistakes  (by: Author Unknown)
Thomas Edison tried two thousand different materials in search of a filament for the light bulb. When none worked satisfactorily, his assistant complained, "All our work is in vain. We have learned nothing."
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Little Brown Boy  (by: Alison Peters)
Danielle was only four when she burst throughthe front door, having just gotten off the schoolbus, after preschool. Charging through the livingroom, she spotted me in the dining room andlaunched into a speech while she headed towardme. While it was comical to see such a little personbehave so dramatically, her outrage seemed realenough that she had my full attention.
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Napoleon's Greatest Speech  (by: Neil Eskelin)
"Why are some days great and others terrible? Is it because of chance or luck?" -- Danielle F.
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New Pair of Shoes, A  (by: Author Unknown)
When I got sober my sponsor told me that I had to be willing to change everything about my life -- everything. So, I wore bluejeans and switched to slacks. I wore western shirts and switched to T-shirts. But the one thing I just couldn't give up was my cowboy boots.
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No One Will Ever Know  (by: Janet Seever)
Karen, Judy and I were the last ones back in the school room afterlunch. We put our metal lunch boxes on the shelf above the coathooks, which were mostly empty. All of the other sixth graders werealready outside, playing marbles or hop scotch or jumping rope,since it was a pleasant spring day.
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