Archive for June, 2014


Words of The Day.

Eleanor Roosevelt: “Remember no one  can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

 

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was an American politician and the longest serving First Lady of the United States of America.

 

 

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Several weeks ago, I got into a thought-provoking discussion with a Lebanese man whom I had come across in my line of duty. During our conversation, he told me about how he had stayed in Nigeria for quite a long time, twenty four years to be precise, and how he actually felt like a Nigerian. And then he said sometime. In his words, ‘’one bad thing about Nigerians is that you people like to spend money on burial ceremonies than on treatment’’. I sat back and thought deeply about what he had just said.

He made a point; a very valid point. It is common to see people die in hospitals simply because they couldn’t afford the cost of treatment either in terms of purchasing drugs or doing laboratory investigations. Such drugs and results of laboratory investigations could have gone a long way in affecting the outcome of the disease…

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Martina Navratilova: “Whoever said it’s not whether you win or lose that counts, probably lost.”

 

Martina Navratilova is a retired Czech and American tennis player and coach.