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When you rationalize, you do just that. You make rational lies.

An hour spent in the library is worth a month in the laboratory.
The best leader is the one who has the sense to surround himself with outstanding people and self-restraint not to meddle with how they do their jobs.
Love: Before I heard the doctors tell The dangers of a kiss; I had considered kissing you. The nearest thing to bliss. But now I know biology and sit and sigh and moan; six million mad bacteria and I thought we were alone!
The end of life is life. Life is action, the use of one's powers. And to use them to their height is our joy of duty.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
The Lord doesn't ask about your ability, only your availability; and, if you prove your dependability, the Lord will increase your capability.
How strange to have failed as a social creature -- even criminals do not fail that way -- they are the law's Loyal Opposition, so to speak. But the insane are always mere guests on earth, eternal strangers carrying around broken decalogues that they cannot read.
The stone age was marked by man's clever use of crude tools; the information age, to date, has been marked by man's crude use of clever tools.
It is following the line of least resistance that makes men and rivers crooked.
He who never walks except where he sees other men's tracks will make no discoveries.
Too many people run out of ideas long before they run out of words.
Isn't it sad how some people can't be funny, so they have to settle for being obnoxious?
Humor is a whisper from the soul, imploring mind and body to relax, let go and be at peace again.
Humor -- the perfect relationship of the parts to the whole.
Our hopes are but memories reversed.
Hope is a good thing but not if you depend on it solely.
Home is the place where we are treated the best, but grumble the most.
Never forget the importance of history. To know nothing of what happened before you took your place on earth, is to remain a child for ever and ever.
It does not require a decision to go to hell.
Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over.
Hatred is a boomerang which is sure to hit you harder than the one at whom you throw it.
Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.
Happiness consists of three things; Someone to love, work to do, and a clear conscience.
The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here. The way to be happy is to make others so.
It never occurs to some politicians that Lincoln is worth imitating as well as quoting.
Gossip is sometimes referred to as halitosis of the mind.
Blessed is the man who finds out which way God is moving and then gets going in the same direction.
We have inherited the past; we can create the future.
Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.
Friendship should be a responsibility, never an opportunity.
Freedom also includes the right to mismanage your own affairs.
He who forgives ends the quarrel
It is rude to silence a fool, and cruelty to let him go on.
No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated and disciplined.
Some people see more in a walk around the block than others see in a trip around the world.
All men have fears, but the Brave put down their fears and go forward. Sometimes to Death, but always to Victory.
Faith is like electricity. You can't see it, but you can see the light.
Faith is not without worry or care, but faith is fear that has said a prayer.
Faith makes: The uplook good, the outlook bright, the future glorious.
If you've never failed you've never tried.
Success is the proper utilization of failure.
If you are bitten by a snake, what's the best thing to do? Remain calm, separate the poison from the rest of your body, suck the poison out. Worst thing to do: get upset, chase and kill snake. Same when someone strikes out at you verbally. Remain calm, don't try to strike back at the other person. Don't let the poison spread throughout your system.
A hard fall means a high bounce... if you're made of the right material.
Failure is not the worst thing in the world -- the very worst is not to try
The most important thing you wear is the expression on your face
Don't wait to be a great man -- be a great boy.
Evolution has developed man to such a high degree that he builds zoos to keep his ancestors in cages.
Why were the saints, saints? Because they were cheerful when it was difficult to be cheerful, patient when it was difficult to be patient; and because they pushed on when they wanted to stand still, and kept silent when they wanted to talk, and were agreeable when they wanted to be disagreeable. That was all. It was quite simple and always will be.
About the only thing that comes without effort is old age..
Remember that the faith that moves mountains always carries a pick.
If nobody dropped out of eighth grade, who would hire the college graduates?
Education has opened many, many doors. However, there are still innumerable doors shut tight -- unopened yet. These are the doors of the future. Perhaps one of my children will open one of these doors -- I shall help give him the key.
The world is run by C students.
His life was a sort of dream, as are most lives with the mainspring left out.
A patient going to a doctor for his first visit was asked, And whom did you consult before coming to me? Only the village druggist, was the answer. And what sort of foolish advice did that numbskull give you? asked the doctor, his tone and manner denoting his contempt for the advice of the layman. Oh, replied his patient, with no malice aforethought, he told me to come and see you.
Diplomacy is thinking twice before saying nothing.
Nothing arouses more hope than the first four hours of a diet.
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.

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