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A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
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A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.
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A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.
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A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
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A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.
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A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them.
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A pessimist? That's a person who has been intimately acquainted with an optimist.
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A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
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A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself.
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An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy to be called an idea at all.
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Art is not a thing; it is a way.
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Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.
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Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.
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Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
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Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you and a Heaven for your friends.
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Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.
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Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
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Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.
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Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.
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Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
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Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.
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Fear clogs; faith liberates.
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Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority.
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Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
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Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
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God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
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He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much.
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He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.
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How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success.
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I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.
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If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.
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If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.
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If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.
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In order to have friends, you must first be one.
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Initiative is doing the right things without being told.
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It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.
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It is easy to get everything you want, provided you first learn to do without the things you cannot get.
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It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.
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It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.
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Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.
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Life in abundance comes only through great love.
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Life is just one damned thing after another.
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Little minds are interested in the extraordinary; great minds in the commonplace.
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Live truth instead of professing it.
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Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.
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Love, we say, is life; but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.
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Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
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Men are only as great as they are kind.
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Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe it anyhow.
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Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
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Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.
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No one ever gets far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day.
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Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.
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One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
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Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure.
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Our desires always disappoint us; for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction, yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
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Polygamy: An endeavour to get more out of life than there is in it.
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Positive anything is better than negative nothing.
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Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
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Responsibility is the price of freedom.
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Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness.
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Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us.
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So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs.
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The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
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The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture.
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The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
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The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
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The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.
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The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
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The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it.
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The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.
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The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.
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The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.
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The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.
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The love we give away is the only love we keep.
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The man who has no problems is out of the game.
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The man who knows it can't be done counts the risk, not the reward.
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The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.
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The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
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The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.
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The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
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The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination.
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The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.
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The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.
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The thing we fear we bring to pass.
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The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
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There is no failure except in no longer trying.
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There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
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This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
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To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
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We are not punished for our sins, but by them.
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We are punished by our sins, not for them.
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We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.
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We work to become, not to acquire.
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Where much is expected from an individual, he may rise to the level of events and make the dream come true.
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Your friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
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