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Economy is too late when you are at the bottom of your purse.
Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind.
Anti-Catholicism is the anti-Semitism of the intellectual.
The god of victory is said to be one-handed, but peace gives victory on both sides.
Greatness be nothing unless it be lasting.
Where there is great love there are always miracles.
None loves the messenger who brings bad news.
As long as there are rich people in the world, they will be desirous of distinguishing themselves from the poor.
The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it's their fault.
As he was valiant, I honor him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
The best performance improvement is the transition from the nonworking state to the working state.
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
By bravely enduring it, an evil which cannot be avoided is overcome
Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don't like to do.
There is hardly a man clever enough to recognize the full extent of the evil he does.
Those who seek happiness miss it, and those who discuss it, lack it.
Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from the eternal.
What you hear repeatedly you will eventually believe.
Fear God, and offend not the Prince nor his laws, and keep thyself out of the magistrate's claws.
Comedy, like sodomy, is an unnatural act.
Educated risks are the key to success.
Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
Youth is a period of missed opportunities.
Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
I'm the only president you've got.
Show me a man who cannot bother to do little things and I'll show you a man who cannot be trusted to do big things.
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.
When the will is ready the feet are light.
Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality.
A person's fate is their own temper.
It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
Do not trust to the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you and I were going to be hanged.
The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.
A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved.
Heaven never helps the men who will not act.
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.
We are as near to heaven by sea as by land.
Never, never, never, never give up.
What is a hero without love for mankind.
The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.
As the blessings of health and fortune have a beginning, so they must also find an end. Everything rises but to fall, and increases but to decay.
A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me.
People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.
He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.
We must become the change we want to see.
What most men desire is a virgin who is a whore.
Tis the soldier's life to have their balmy slumbers waked with strife.
Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor.
Only learn to seize good fortune, for good fortune's always here.
Your prayer must be for a sound mind in a sound body.
An unemployed existence is a worse negation of life than death itself.
So, as you go into battle, remember your ancestors and remember your descendants.
I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing.
It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance.
Every abuse ought to be reformed, unless the reform is more dangerous than the abuse itself.
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.
They make a wilderness and call it peace.
Two souls with but a single thought, Two hearts that beat as one.
The nobler the blood the less the pride.
The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist -- it reduces him to his fighting weight.
The person who has no enemies has no followers.
Idleness is many gathered miseries in one name.
The world is weary of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.
Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started.
The masses have no habit of self reliance or original action.
There is nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.
Success... it's what you do with what you've got.
I had rather have a fool make me merry, than experience make me sad.
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.
They can because they think they can.
The disunited mind is far from wise; how can it meditate? How be at peace? When you know no peace, how can you know joy?
Woman's destiny is to be wanton, like the bitch, the she-wolf; she must belong to all who claim her.
Be good and you will be lonely.
The trouble with Ian is that he gets off with women because he can't get on with them.
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.
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.
Life is like eating artichokes, you have got to go through so much to get so little.
Is it not strange that sheep's guts should hale souls out of men's bodies?
If you would judge, understand.
A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
The Christian ministry is the worst of all trades, but the best of all professions.
In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is King.
The punishment of criminals should serve a purpose. When a man is hanged he is useless.
A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy.
I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
No real gentleman will tell the naked truth in the presence of ladies.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Both marriage and death ought to be welcome: The one promises happiness, doubtless the other assures it.
Reason is the enemy of faith.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Journeys end in lovers meeting.
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 man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Art is good when it springs from necessity. This kind of origin is the guarantee of its value; there is no other.
Never allow your own sorrow to absorb you, but seek out another to console, and you will find consolation.
Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been.
A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led.
Men are more apt to be mistaken in their generalizations than in their particular observations.
He does not care for flowers. Calls them rubbish, and cannot tell one from another, and thinks it is superior to feel like that.
If you treat an individual... as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.
When a man has done his best, has given his all, and in the process supplied the needs of his family and his society, that man has made a habit of succeeding.
What is research, but a blind date with knowledge.
If you've got the guts to stick it out... you're going to make it.
Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them.
It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe --you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.
One man's wage rise is another man's price increase.
There ain't no rules around here, we're trying to accomplish something.
Success is a journey, not a destination.
Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it, all others depend.
You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus.
The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
He has been a doctor a year now and has had two patients, no, three, I think -- yes, it was three; I attended their funerals.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous
I think there is only one quality worse than hardness of heart and that is softness of head.
Having money is rather like being a blond. It is more fun but not vital.
As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use.
God's providence is on the side of clear heads.
I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.
Ability is a poor man's wealth.
Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
No wind is of service to him that is bound for nowhere.
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.
Abuse if you slight it, will gradually die away; but if you show yourself irritated, you will be thought to have deserved it.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Vulgarity is simply the conduct of other people.
Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.
Education is not the filling of the pail, but, the lighting of the fire.
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
It shows a brave and resolute spirit not to be agitated in exciting circumstances.
Reality is neither good nor bad; it just is.

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