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Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
I am paid by the word, so I always write the shortest words possible.
Mankind must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
Beauty, unaccompanied by virtue, is as a flower without perfume.
The gods sell all things at a fair price.
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.
That a peasant may become king does not render the kingdom democratic.
The status quo is the only solution that cannot be vetoed.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
I am at two with nature.
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
Experience is a comb that life gives you after you lose your hair.
True disputants are like true sportsman: their whole delight is in the pursuit.
You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
Grant graciously what you cannot refuse safely and conciliate those you cannot conquer.
I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation.
Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem -- in my opinion -- to characterize our age.
Good is not good, when better is expected.
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish
Those who easily forgive invite offenses.
Who is wise? One who learns from all.
Simplicity is the seal of truth.
A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
Don't brood on the past, but don't forget it either.
Enthusiasm is a vital element toward the individual success of every man or woman.
Virtue often trips and falls over the sharp edge of poverty.
It might be said now that I have the best of both worlds: a Harvard education and a Yale degree.
May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
We seldom find people ungrateful so long as it is thought we can serve them.
Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
It is the experience of living that is important, not searching for meaning. We bring meaning by how we love the world
Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
If you are going to tell people the truth, be funny or they will kill you.
And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
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.
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace. [Ephesians 1:7]
Caution is the parent of safety.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.
Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one's own person is its ultimate reward.
An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued.
Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.
Every little thing counts in a crisis.
Celebrate what you want to see more of.
To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.
Never give advice in a crowd.
The market is a place set apart where men may deceive each other
A person may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him a prisoner.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Happiness consists in activity -- it is a running stream, not a stagnant pool.
Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander.
An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call Failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.
Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement.
I worked myself up from nothing to extreme poverty.
Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
I was a freethinker before I knew how to think.
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late
A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
A proof that experience is of no use, is that the end of one love does not prevent us from beginning another.
They who give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes.
Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.
The cure for the evils of democracy is more democracy.
Death rather than disgrace.
Thou knowst the oer-eager vehemence of youth,How quick in temper, and in judgement weak.
To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.
People who never have any time on their hands are those who do the least.
Insurrection. An unsuccessful revolution; disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government.
The discipline of desire is the background of character.
Only the person of worth can recognize the worth in others.
The enjoyments of this life are not equal to its evils.
Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.
I shall stay the way I am because I do not give a damn.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
The toughest thing about being a success is that you've got to keep on being a success.
He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
Life must be lived forward, but can only be understood backwards.
Laws are not invented. They grow out of circumstances.
When you're dying of thirst it's too late to think about digging a well.
Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.
Manana is often the busiest day of the week.
One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.
It is a short walk from the hallelujah to the hoot.
Were it not for hope the heart would break.
How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Do unto the other feller the way he'd like to do unto you, and do it fast.
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.
The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
I know all those people. I have friendly, social, and criminal relations with the whole lot of them.
You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks.
You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth.
There is no such thing as conversation. It is an illusion. There are intersecting monologues, that is all.
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth.
Let the people know the truth and the country is safe.
Television -- a medium. So called because it is neither rare nor well done.
He who repents of having sinned is almost innocent.
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
Every fool finds a greater one to admire them.
Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
The success of great scholars and thinkers is commonly a courtier-like success, not kingly, not manly.
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Gentle words, quiet words, are after all the most powerful words. They are more convincing, more compelling, more prevailing.
O divine art of subtlety and secrecy! Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible and hence we can hold the enemy's fate in our hands.
As the Fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.
Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.
The soul is not where it lives, but where it loves.
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
Stability is not immobility.
Oaths are the fossils of piety.
Though it make the unskillful laugh, cannot but make the judicious grieve.
Two half philosophers will probably never a whole metaphysician make.
It is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible.
Time is the scarcest resource of the manager; If it is not managed, nothing else can be managed
Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther.
The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
What an elder sees sitting; the young can't see standing.
A man can do only what a man can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.
Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one is to blame.
We eagerly get hold of a law that serves as a weapon to our passions.
Lofty posts make great men greater still, and small men much smaller.
Be your own palace, or the world is your jail.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
The basic difference between being assertive and being aggressive is how our words and behavior affect the rights and well being of others.
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
We work to become, not to acquire.
Keep on sowing your seed, for you never know which will grow -- perhaps it all will.
If you procrastinate when faced with a big difficult problem... break the problem into parts, and handle one part at a time.

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