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'Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.'


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'Art is not a thing it is a way.'


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'The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination.'


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'Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.'


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'Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.'


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'We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.'


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'The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.'


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'Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.'


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'Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.'


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'Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.'


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'Love, we say, is life but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.'


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'A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.'


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'There is no failure except in no longer trying.'


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'A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.'


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'A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience.'


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'Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure.'


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'The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.'


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'Love, we say, is life but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.'


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'Fear clogs faith liberates.'


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'Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority.'


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'The thing we fear we bring to pass.'


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'Fear clogs faith liberates.'


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'The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods.'


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'Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness.'


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'Responsibility is the price of freedom.'


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'Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself.'


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'A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.'


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'Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.'


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'The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.'


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'Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.'


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'It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.'


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'Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.'


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'God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.'


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'If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.'


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'The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.'


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'The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.'


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'A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.'


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'The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.'


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'A man is as good as he has to be, and a woman as bad as she dares.'


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'God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.'


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'A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.'


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'Life in abundance comes only through great love.'


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'Little minds are interested in the extraordinary great minds in the commonplace.'


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'It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.'


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'Men are only as great as they are kind.'


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'The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it.'


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'The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home, and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.'


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'A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.'


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'Love, we say, is life but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.'


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'The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.'


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'Life in abundance comes only through great love.'


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'Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.'


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'The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you'll make one.'


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'Life is just one damned thing after another.'


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'Love, we say, is life but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.'


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'The happiness of this life depends less on what befalls you than the way in which you take it.'


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'Polygamy: An endeavour to get more out of life than there is in it.'


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'The love we give away is the only love we keep.'


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'Life in abundance comes only through great love.'


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'Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.'


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'The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.'


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'Love, we say, is life but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.'


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'Never get married in college it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.'


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'One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.'


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'Men are only as great as they are kind.'


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'The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.'


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'This will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.'


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'Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself.'


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'Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.'


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'How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success.'


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'Positive anything is better than negative nothing.'


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'We are punished by our sins, not for them.'


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'Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things.'


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'The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture.'


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'It does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide on what to do.'


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'Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.'


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'A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.'


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'How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success.'


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'The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.'


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'He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much.'


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'The teacher is the one who gets the most out of the lessons, and the true teacher is the learner.'


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'The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.'


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'One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.'


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'Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.'


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'How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success.'


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'Live truth instead of professing it.'


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'Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.'


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'The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.'


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'We work to become, not to acquire.'


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'Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.'


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'One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.'


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'The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.'

 

 

 

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