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When a man fell into his anecdotage it was a sign for him to retire from the world.

You can't choose up sides on a round world.
Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
You have to do it by yourself, and you can't do it alone.
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
Every one comes between men's souls and God, either as a brick wall or as a bridge. Either you are leading men to God or you are driving them away.
Be good and you will be lonely.
The first thing a great person does, is make us realize the insignificance of circumstance.
The luck of having talent is not enough; one must also have a talent for luck.
The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
If you've got the guts to stick it out... you're going to make it.
Man is a beautiful machine that works very badly.
What is research, but a blind date with knowledge.
One definition of man is an intelligence served by organs.
Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.
It is no great thing to be humble when you are brought low; but to be humble when you are praised is a great and rare attainment.
If you have a vagina and an attitude in this town, then that's a lethal combination.
The effectiveness of our memory banks is determined not by the total number of facts we take in, but the number we wish to reject.
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!
When strangers start acting like neighbors... communities are reinvigorated.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Friends come and go but enemies accumulate.
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.
If it's good they'll stop making it.
Success... it's what you do with what you've got.
People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it, they work in it because they excel.
The best men are not those who have waited for chances but who have taken them; besieged the chance; conquered the chance; and made chance the servitor.
The tendency of an event to occur varies inversely with one's preparation for it.
In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is King.
I have not failed. I've just found 10, 000 ways that won't work.
Like a boxer in a title fight, you have to walk in that ring alone.
If you would judge, understand.
Nothing is to small to know, and nothing too big to attempt.
It's easier traveling the road of life when I don't have so much to carry on my back.
The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that can surprise us.
Reason is the enemy of faith.
He who possesses the source of enthusiasm will achieve great things. Doubt not. You will gather friends around you as a hair clasp gathers the hair.
A president's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right.
Destiny is something men select; women achieve it only by default or stupendous suffering.
Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.
It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe --you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.
Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.
That is what friendship means. Sharing the prejudice of experience.
We can see a thousand miracles around us every day. What is more supernatural than an egg yolk turning into a chicken?
We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
What you get free costs too much.
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
I can't help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves.
One learns to itch where one can scratch.
Why kill time when one can employ it.
Minds ripen at very different ages.
The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.
Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine.
All business depends upon men fulfilling their responsibilities.
Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
When we think we lead we are most led.
The Image is more than an idea. It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas and is endowed with energy.
A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
The highest of distinctions is service to others.
What we need is to use what we have.
The next point -- that's all you must think about.
Do not think that what your thoughts dwell upon is of no matter. Your thoughts are making you.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem.
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
Patience makes a woman beautiful in middle age.
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
Quick to borrow is always slow to pay.
They can because they think they can.
When you get married you forget about kissing other women.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
It is better to be unfaithful than faithful without wanting to be.
Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Originality is nothing but judicious plagiarism.
Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.
It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance.
So, as you go into battle, remember your ancestors and remember your descendants.
Never marry a man who hates his mother, because he'll end up hating you.
Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him.
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
It is not length of life, but depth of life.
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.
Just as a flower which seems beautiful and has color but no perfume, so are the fruitless words of the man who speaks them but does them not.
If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell?
From small beginnings come great things.
A strong foe is better than a weak friend.
For in the end, we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.
Man becomes a slave to his constantly repeated acts. What he at first chooses, at last compels.
Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of a man you are. It shows me what your ideal of manhood is, and what kind of a man you long to be.
Music is only love looking for words.
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
The way of the superior person is threefold; virtuous, they are free from anxieties; wise, they are free from perplexities; and bold, they are free from fear.
Hell is where everyone is doing his own thing. Paradise is where everyone is doing God's thing.
If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen.
Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently.
It is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire and many things to fear.
When ambition ends, happiness begins.
What is the use of running when we are on the wrong road.
Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?
I know that if I ever go looking for my heart's desire, I'll never go any further than my own back yard. For if it isn't there, I never really lost it. (Dorothy)
A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved, by others. (Wizard to the Tin Man)
What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside of you.
Work for the fun of it, and the money will arrive some day.
Offenders never pardon.
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.
Humans are amphibians -- half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
The act of putting into your mouth what the earth has grown is perhaps your most direct interaction with the earth.
I am a democrat only on principle, not by instinct -- nobody is that. Doubtless some people say they are, but this world is grievously given to lying.
The game isn't over until it's over.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form.
We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need.
We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather.
I think patriotism is like charity -- it begins at home.
To be proud and inaccessible is to be timid and weak.
Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.
Every great person has first learned how to obey, whom to obey, and when to obey.
No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination a person can overcome anything.
A right is not what someone gives you, it's what no one can take away from you.
The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.
Fortune is like glass--the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken.
He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities.
I have found it is much easier to make a success in life than to make a success of one's life.
Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
Smiles are the language of love.
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation.
In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
In politics, nothing is contemptible.
Don't be afraid to make a mistake. But make sure you don't make the same mistake twice.
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.

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