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Persevere in virtue and diligence.

The most essential factor is persistence -- the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.
Everybody wants to do something to help, but nobody wants to be the first.
Nothing . . . will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome.
The mode in which the inevitable comes to pass is through effort.
Your friend is that man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere. The great leader is he who the people say, We did it ourselves.
Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
A pessimist is one who builds dungeons in the air.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The time is always right to do what is right.
It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting.
Suffrage is the pivotal right.
Freedom is the last, best hope of earth.
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
Everything changes but change.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
He that won't be counseled can't be helped.
God heals and the doctor takes the fee.
There's small choice in rotten apples.
Sloth is the key to poverty.
Poverty of goods is easily cured; poverty of the mind is irreparable.
Poverty is the worst form of violence.
If the people have no bread, let them eat cake.
Constant repetition carries conviction.
Promise only what you can deliver. Then deliver more than you promise.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
All men make mistakes, but only wise men learn from their mistakes.
The price of greatness is responsibility.
Failure is success if we learn from it.
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
The best way to destroy your enemy is to make him your friend.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.
The love we give away is the only love we keep.
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.
The angry man will defeat himself in battle as well as in life.
Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination.
Leaders don't inflict pain -- they share pain.
There can be economy only where there is efficiency.
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship, never.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
A delay is better than disaster.
Policies are many, Principles are few, Policies will change, Principles never do.
Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.
One does not fall in love; one grows into love, and love grows in him.
There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.
Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it.
He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.

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