Who Am I?
I am more powerful than the combined armies of the world.  I have destroyed more men than all wars of the nations.  I am more deadly than bullets, and have wrecked more homes than the mightiest of siege guns.

I steal in the United States alone over $300,000,000 each year.  I spare no one, and I find my victems among the rich and poor alike, the young and old, the strong and weak. 

Widows and orphans know me. 

I loom up to such proportions that I cast my shadow over every field of labor, from the turning of the grindstone to the moving of every railroad train. 

I massacre thousands upon thousands of wage earners a year. 

I lurk in unseen places, and I do most of my work silently.  You are warned against me, but you heed not. 

I am relentless. 

I am everywhere in the home, on the streets, in the factory, at railroad crossings, and on the sea.

I bring sickness, degradation and death, and yet few seek to avoid me. 

I destroy, crush or maim; I give nothing but take all.

I am your worst enemy.


Witch's Proverbs
A slip of the foot may soon be recovered; but that of the tongue may never.

As you make your bed, so you must lie.

Bear and forbear is good philosophy.

By ignorance we mistake, and by mistakes we learn.

Care and diligence bring good luck.

Diet cures more then the lancet.

Do as the friar sayeth, not as he doeth.

Do all you can to be goosd, and so shall you be.

Faults are thick where love is thin.

Good health is above all wealth.

He's my friend that speaks well of me behind my back.

Good words cost nothing, but are worth much.

He that eats till he is sick, must fast till he is well.

Home is home, be it ever so homely.

If thou canst not see the bottom, wade not.
Judge not of men, or things at first sight.

Knowledge in youth, is wisdom in old age.

Prevention is better than cure.

One of these days is none of these days.

Silence seldom doth harm.

Tell me the company you keep, and I'll tell you what you are.

That fish is soon caught that nibbles at every bait.

'Tis vain to learn wisdom, and yet live foolishly.

To err is human to forgive divine.

Who looks not before, finds himself left behind.

The greatest iceberg once was just a tiny flake of snow,
and flake on flake adhered to it.  And it did slowly grow.
And so it is with habits good, or habits very bad; 
in time they'll give you lots of joy, or make you very sad.

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