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'Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persist'


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'No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.'


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'I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort.'


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'After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.'


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'Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business.'


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'The business of America is business.'


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'Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persist'


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'Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experi'


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'Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persist'


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'I have never been hurt by what I have not said.'


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'It takes a great man to be a good listener.'


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'The government of the United States is a device for maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people, with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes.'


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'It takes a great man to be a good listener.'


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'No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.'


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'Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.'


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'When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results.'


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'Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regen'


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'I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.'


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'Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good.'


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'Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experi'


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'Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.'


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'We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight.'


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'It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.'


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'Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws.'


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'Patriotism is easy to understand in America. It means looking out for yourself by looking out for your country.'


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'Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.'


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'No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war.'


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'We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight.'


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'We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen.'


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'Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regen'


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'It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.'


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'Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.'


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'If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.'


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'Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.'


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'Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experi'


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'I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort.'


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'Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.'


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'No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war.'


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'Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experi'


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'When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.'


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'All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.'


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'Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experi'


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'When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results.'


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'When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results.'


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'Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regen'


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'Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.'

 

 

 

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