A great man is a man who lives great principles.
If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.
There are two ways to climb an oak tree. You can climb it, or you can sit on an acorn and wait for it to grow.
Don't count the reps. Make the reps count.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
We cannot expect the Americans to jump from capitalism to Communism, but we can assist their elected leaders in giving Americans small doses of socialism until they suddenly awake to find they have Communism.
Education covers a lot of ground, but it won't cultivate any of it.
When your ability to control external events is limited or nonexistent, you must learn to control your inner responses.
God gives every bird his worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.
The reputation of a thousand years may be determined by the conduct of one hour.
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Who gossips to you will gossip of you.
When a man with money meets a man with experience, the man with experience leaves with money and the man with money leaves with experience.
Integrity is not so much a value in itself; it is rather the value that guarantees all the other values.
Your success in life will be in direct proportion to what you do after you do what you are expected to do.
Rules for Being Human:
1) You will learn lessons.
2) There are no mistakes - only lessons.
3) A lesson is repeated until it is learned.
4) If you don't learn the easy lessons, they get harder. (Pain is one way the universe gets your attention.)
5) You'll know you've learned a lesson when your actions change.
One of the advantages of being young is that you don't let common sense get in the way of doing things that everybody knows are impossible.
Coincidence is just God's way of staying anonymous.
Samson killed a thousand men with the jaw bone of an ass. That many sales are killed every day with the same weapon.
'Done' is better than 'perfect'.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.
Don't try to race sheep. Don't try to herd racehorses.
Don't be sweet, lest you be eaten up; don't be bitter, lest you be spewed out.
Learn to live a life of honest poverty, if you must, and turn to more important matters than transporting gold to your grave.
Pain is weakness leaving the body.
It's not a 'no' until they call security.
Laughing at an ignorant person for asking questions is like laughing at a fat person for being at the gym.
Anecdotal evidence will forever trick utilitarians, but it rarely affects principled moralists to a significant degree.
You can't look good and get better at the same time.
Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed; everything else is public relations.
Why do we close our eyes when we pray, when we cry, when we kiss, and when we dream? Because the most beautiful things in life are not seen, but felt by the heart.
The less open-minded someone is, the more open-mouthed they tend to be.
Being too far ahead of your time is indistinguishable from being wrong.
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