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Religion is like holding on to a rock in the middle of a raging river; faith is learning how to swim.

The easiest way to get a reputation is to go outside the fold, shout around for a few years as a violent atheist or a dangerous radical, and then crawl back to the shelter.
Nobody raises his own reputation by lowering others
To write it, it took three months; to conceive it --three minutes; to collect the data in it --all my life.
Reverence is one of the signs of strength, irreverence one of the surest indications of weakness. No man will rise high who jeers at sacred things. The fine loyalties of life must be reverenced or they will be fore sworn in the day of trial.
Life's heaviest burden is to have nothing to carry.
No individual raindrop ever considers itself responsible for the flood.
No one needs a vacation more than the person who just had one.
You never know how many apples there are in a seed.
Last week is the time you should have either bought or sold, depending on what you didn't do.
A crooked stick will have a crooked shadow.
The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does.
A man is known by the company that keeps him on after retirement age.
On the first day of a revolution he is a treasure; on the second he ought to be shot.
If not us, who? If not now, when?
Companies that give excellent service reward employees for providing it.
If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
The Lord doesn't want any person in His kingdom who hasn't known bad and chosen good.
The Ten Commandments are not multiple choice
If the world despises you because you do not follow its ways, pay no heed to it. But be sure your way is right.
He who stays in the valley will never see over the hill.
Don't be afraid to go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is.
A turtle makes progress when it sticks its neck out
He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.
If a mans gonna eat fried chicken, he's gotta get greasy.
If you want to launch big ships you have to go where the water is deep.
Most successful people are people who take risks--calculated risks--but nevertheless, risks.
Remember the turtle -- He never makes any progress till he sticks his neck out.
Any walk through a park that runs between a double line of mangy trees and passes brazenly by the ladies toilet is invariably known as Lover's Lane.
Marriage is a romance in which the hero dies in the first chapter.
Don't learn safety rules simply by accident
Nordstrom's Rules for Employees: Rule # 1: Use your good judgment in all situations There are no additional rules
Practicing the Golden Rule is not a sacrifice; it is an investment.
When everything else fails read the instructions.
Whoever has the gold makes all the rules.
The pig and the chicken were on their way to breakfast, trying to decide what to have. When chicken said, Let's have ham and eggs. The pig then replied, That's fine for you, it's a small donation on your part, but it's a total sacrifice for me.
Sell the sizzle, not the steak.
Isn't it marvelous how those scientists know the names of all those stars?
Spring is not the best of seasons. Cold and flu are two good reasons; wind and rain and other sorrow, warm today and cold tomorrow. Whoever said Spring was romantic? The word that best applies is frantic!
Govern thyself then you will be able to govern the world.
Acknowledgment -- If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
The biggest room in the world, is the room for improvement.
Before a diamond shows its brilliancy and prismatic colors it has to stand a good deal of cutting and smoothing.
Know yourself, master yourself, conquest of self is most gratifying.
Analysis and synthesis ordinarily clarify matters for us about as much as taking a Swiss watch apart and dumping its wheels, springs, hands, threads, pivots, screws and gears into a layman's hands for reassembling, clarifies a watch to a layman.
Self mastery comes through denial of the little things.
The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.
No one's gonna drag you up to get into the light where you belong.
Everyone is a self-made person, but only the successful admit it.
A bar of iron costs $5, made into horseshoes its worth is $12, made into needles its worth is $3500, made into balance springs for watches, its worth is $300, 000. Your own value is determined also by what you are able to make of yourself.
There are at least four things you can do with your hands. You can wring them in despair; you can fold them in idleness; you can clench them in anger; or you can use them to help someone. should all be masters at lifting them up and making them feel better.
Make sure somebody need you.
Teach me to do the best I can To help and cheer my fellowman; Teach me to lose my selfish need, And glory in the larger deed, Which smothers the road and lights the day, For all who chance to come my way.
Never stop serving your customers. They'll love you for it.
We came here to serve not be served.
The road to daily happiness is not hard to find, it's what we do for others that brings us peace of mind.
Somebody did a golden deed; Somebody proved a friend in need; Somebody sang a beautiful song; Somebody smiled the whole day long; Somebody thought, 'Tis sweet to live; Somebody said, I'm glad to give; Somebody fought a valiant fight; Somebody lived to shield the right; Was that somebody you?
Do something for somebody, gladly, twill sweeten your every care; In sharing the sorrow of others Your own are less hard to bear. Do something for somebody always, whatever may be your creed. There's nothing on earth can help you so much as a kindly deed.
It is when we forget ourselves that we do things which will be remembered.
I'm not quite sure what the greatest achievement in a lifetime may be, but I am sure up there at the top of the list somewhere is to give pleasure to others.

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