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Why do we want to test people for drugs and alcohol? Why don't we test them from stupidity, illiteracy and avarice? The place would be better.

If ignorance is bliss, why aren't more people jumping up and down for joy.
One of the horrors of hell is the undying memory of a misspent life.
Advice from a veteran trapeze performer: Throw your heart over the bars and your body will follow.
Love can heal a broken heart.
The thing that counts most in the pursuit of happiness is choosing the right companion.
Good habits are formed; bad habits we fall into.
People are changed, not by coercion or intimidation, but by example.
There is no growth without discontent.
It is not difficult to get away into retirement; and there live upon your own convictions; nor is it difficult to mix with men and follow their convictions; but to enter into the world; and there live firmly and fearlessly according to your own conscience; that is Christian greatness.
An expert gossiper knows how much to leave out of a conversation.
Have an aim in life -- then don't forget to pull the trigger.
Goals that are not written down are just wishes.
Write it down. Written goals have a way of transforming wishes into wants; cant's into cans; dreams into plans; and plans into reality. Don't just think it -- ink it!
God has given to all men free agency and has granted us the privilege to serve Him or serve Him not, to do that which is right or that which is wrong, but he will hold us strictly to an account for the use that we make of this agency.
Give light and people will find their own way.
Fragrance clings to the hand that gives the rose.
The real secret of happiness is not what you have or what you receive; it's what you share
The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show.
There is no greater treasure than the respect and love of a true friend.
It can never be bought or borrowed or sold A gift to be cherished, True friendship is a treasure beyond compare.
It takes two people to ruin a perfectly good day. First a person who says something downright nasty about you, and second, a dear friend who makes sure you hear about it immediately.
It is my right to be uncommon. For I do not choose to be a common man, If I can, I seek opportunity. I do not wish to be a kept citizen, humbled and dulled by having the government look after me. I choose to take the calculated risk, to dream, to build, to fail or succeed. I choose not to barter incentive for a dole, I prefer the challenges of life to a guaranteed existence, the thrill of fulfillment to the state calm of Utopia. I will not trade my freedom for beneficence nor my dignity for a handout.
Fortune does not so much change men, as it unmasks them.
It is easier to ask forgiveness than permission.
When a flirt fishes for a man, she fishes merely for the sport.
A flatterer is one who says things to your face that he wouldn't say behind your back.
In the battle of the sexes, woman gains her greatest victory by surrendering.
Have faith in your dreams and someday Your rainbow will come smiling through No matter how your heart is grieving If you keep on believing the dream that you wish will come true
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith.
Faith does not deny the evil, but it sees around it.
Do you sometimes think, if I could just see Christ. If I could meet him. If I could talk to him personally, then this life would be easier. But you have seen him. You have met him. You have talked to him personally. This knowledge, believed in faith, can make life easier.
When you fall, don't get up empty handed
Past failures are guideposts to success.
The glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time you fall.
Employees tend to live up to their managers expectations of them. If a managers expectations are high, productivity is likely to be excellent.
Exercise: you don't have time not to.
Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence.
Let each day be your masterpiece.
Enthusiasm is: A quiet spiritual strength: An inner glow: Faith in action: Greatest asset in the world: Beats money power influence: Tramples over prejudice.
Americans don't spend billions for entertainment. They spend it in search of entertainment.
If you've enjoyed a little and endured a lot, you've really done pretty well.
If thine enemy offend thee, give his child a drum.
A person is his own worst enemy.
One reason we should love our enemies is that we made them ourselves. Another reason is that they keep us on our toes, a third reason is that we should make them our friends.
Two parts of empathy: Skill (tip of iceberg) and Attitude (mass of the iceberg).
If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried.
Have you ever watched a stonecutter at work? He will hammer away at a rock for perhaps a 100 times without a crack showing in it. Then, on the 101st blow, it will split in two. It is not that blow alone which accomplished the result, but the 100 others that went before as well.
It's the last inch that counts.
The creative person is usually rebellious. He or she is the survivor of a trauma called education.
An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life.
A college education never hurt anybody who was willing to learn after he got it.
If a woman driver ahead of you signals a left turn, be careful, she may turn left.
We act the way we dress. Neglected and untidy clothes reflect a neglected and untidy mind.
Oversleeping will never make one's dreams come true.
When in charge ponder. When in trouble delegate. When in doubt mumble.
The doctor knows what his trained eyes see -- and he says it's the last of the ninth for me. So one more thing while the clouds loom dark and then I must leave this noisy park.
The difference between an itch and an allergy is about one hundred bucks.
If you think you have trouble supporting a wife, try not supporting her.
The man who appeals to the best side of his fellows is rarely disappointed.

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