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"The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them; a person may live long yet live very little."

"The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them; a person may live long yet live very little."
- Michel de Montaigne

Book of L - Quotable Wit and Wisdom Collection 3

"Poverty of goods is easily cured; poverty of soul, impossible." - Michel de Montaigne

"Poverty of goods is easily cured; poverty of soul, impossible."
- Michel de Montaigne

"I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is amusing to coquette with an echo for a little while, but one soon tires of it."
- Thomas Carlyle

"The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease." - Voltaire

"Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper."
- Albert Einstein

"The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease."
- Voltaire

"He who fears will suffer, he already suffers from his fear."
- Michel de Montaigne

"We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly..." Michel de Montaigne on "remarkable act of friendship"

"We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him."
- Michel de Montaigne

"I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine."
- Oliver Goldsmith

Yao Ming stands tall for Elephants: "Say No To Ivory"; trio - Prince William, David Beckham & Yao Ming - for Rhinos

Yao Ming: ‘Say No to Ivory’

Prince William, David Beckham and Yao Ming for WildAid

The Duke of Cambridge, David Beckham, and Yao Ming team up in new WildAid PSA
The Duke of Cambridge, David Beckham, and Yao Ming are speaking out to protect rhinos for future generations in this WildAid message. The trio met in London in September 2013 to film two messages that began airing globally, with targeted outreach in China and Vietnam, beginning in January 2014 as part of WildAid's demand reduction campaign and the Royal Foundation's United for Wildlife Collaboration.

“'The End of the Wild' aired last week in China, and it airs on Animal Planet this Autumn. Yao Ming is an incredible ambassador for +WildAid & also now for United for Wildlife!”

Yao Ming: "Say No To Ivory"
To better understand what’s happening to these species as a result of Asian demand for ivory and rhino horn, Yao Ming traveled to Africa for the first time to come face-to-face with some of the world’s most majestic species - the elephant and the rhino.  read more »

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