You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they can and should do for themselves.

* You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
* You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
* You cannot help little men by tearing down big men.
* You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.
* You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
* You cannot establish sound security on borrowed money.
* You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.
* You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than you earn.
* You cannot build character and courage by destroying men’s initiative and independence.
* You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they can and should do for themselves.

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About emanita01

I am a Franco-american woman who hails from Brookline, Massachusetts. I live in France near the Swiss border, only minutes away from Geneva. I am a member of the Geneva Writers Group and the Association La Forge, a literary group based in France. I write stories, poems and am currently working on a couple of plays, a one-woman show and a dramatized poem.
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4 Responses to You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they can and should do for themselves.

  1. do check out bluebell short story slam week 31 today,
    thanks…

    • emanita01 says:

      Hi there. Thanks for the invitation! Sorry I didn’t see it in time. I do plan on writing and joining in the slams in 2016 😀
      Happy New Year to you ❤

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