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To do nothing evil is good; to wish nothing evil is better.

Not the maker of plans and promises, but rather the one who offers faithful service in small matters. This is the person who is most likely to achieve what is good and lasting.
We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them.
The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone.
If Columbus had turned back, no one would have blamed him. Of course, no one would have remembered him either.
The fellow who does things that count, doesn't usually stop to count them.
Don't mistake activity for achievement.
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
In all things it is better to hope than to despair.
Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.
Teamwork: Never Doubt that a small group of thoughtful & committed people can change the world. It's the only thing that ever has over time.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
I never vote for anyone. I always vote against.
HOPE is a vision of what can be if you just believe!
A true fan will always wear team colors even when they loose. The world is full of ups and downs. You just have to keep getting back up!
Success; to be able to do your very best in everything you do.
Always remember that, when times are rough (or you find out who your true friends are), "Life is what we make it".
You can do one of two things; just shut up, which is something I don't find easy, or learn an awful lot very fast which is what I tried to do.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Success is a journey, not a destination.
To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
We should not say that one man's hour is worth another man's hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time's carcass.
There are aphorisms that, like airplanes, stay up only while they are in motion.
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.
I can teach anybody how to get what they want out of life. The problem is that I can't find anybody who can tell me what they want.
Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.
We are all alike, on the inside.
I was young and foolish then; now I am old and foolisher.
Study the past if you would divine the future.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.
A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
I am not concerned that I am not known, I seek to be worthy to be known.
A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him. When you see an unworthy person, then examine your inner self.
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
To put the world in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must cultivate our personal life; and to cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated.
The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy.
We will either find a way, or make one.
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
The greatest things are accomplished by individual people, not by committees or companies.
To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.
He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.
Don't throw stones at your neighbors , if your own windows are glass.
Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.
One good husband is worth two good wives, for the scarcer things are, the more they are valued.
Whatever is begun in anger, ends in shame.
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late
Learn of the skillful; he that teaches himself, has a fool for his master.
He that won't be counseled can't be helped.
Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other.
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it is committing another mistake.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Education is the best provision for old age.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
Three can keep a secret if two are dead.
Glass, china, and reputation are easily cracked, and never mended well.
Nothing is irreparable in politics.
If you desire many things, many things will seem few.
Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
The discontented man finds no easy chair.
Love your enemies, for they tell you your faults.
Nothing preaches better than the act.
The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs of his neighbor.
Well done, is better than well said.
Energy and persistence alter all things.
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.
Learn from the mistakes of others, you can't live long enough to make them all yourself.
A man who cannot make mistakes cannot do anything.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.

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