“Anybody can become angry. That is easy,” wrote Aristotle. “But to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree, at the right time, and for the right purpose, and in the right way, that is not within everybody’s power. That is not easy.”
A certain pastor was fond of spending his quiet time on the golf course …
“It is a splendid place to meditate,” he said. He became such a good golfer that he decided to enter the local tournament.
When his turn came to begin the opening round, he confidently placed his golf ball on the tee, got his club into position, began his swing and, at that crucial moment, the caddy sneezed. Totally distracted, the clergyman topped the ball miserably and it dribbled only a few feet from the tee.
He bit his lip and glared menacingly at the caddy, but didn’t speak. Seeing this, his opponent said to him, “Reverend, that is the most profane silence I have…
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