Choose a topic from Part 2B:

116. Quarreling

1. Quarreling is a disagreement between people, analtercation in words. When a person makes no effort to beagreeable, contradicts what people say, and gives occasion forbickering, he is quarrelsome. Quarreling is opposed to friendlinessor affability.

2. Quarreling seems to be a worse evil than flattery, forthe quarrelsome man causes displeasure and the flatterer tries toincrease pleasure. Yet sometimes flattery, by reason of the motivebehind it, is worse than quarreling.

"God commands not impossibilities, but by commanding he suggests to you to do what you can, to ask for what is beyond your strength; and he helps you, that you may be able."
St Augustine

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"The name of Jesus, pronounced with reverence and affection, has a kind of power to soften the heart. "
St Philip Neri

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"Those who love God are always happy, because their whole happiness is to fulfill, even in adversity, the will of God."
St Alphonsus de Liguori

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