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Live as if everything you do will eventually be known.

Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.
He that can take rest is greater than he that can take cities.
Truth gets well if she is run over by a locomotive, while error dies of lockjaw if she scratches her finger.
There are thousands hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out...
The loftier the building the deeper the foundation must be.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, Thy will be done, and those to whom God says, All right, then, have it your way.
We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
This is all the Inheritance I can give to my dear Family. The Religion of Christ can give them one which will make them rich indeed.
I have great faith in fools; My friends call it self-confidence.
It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
I believe in person to person. Every person is Christ for me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is the one person in the world at that moment.
Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.
Stay is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.
Maxims are the condensed good sense of nations.
Language is the dress of thought.
A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.
Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product.
If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes.
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
True greatness consists in being great in little things.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the train before.
When the stomach is full, it is easy to talk of fasting.
You can never be happily married to another until you get a divorce from yourself. A successful marriage demands a certain death to self.
Those who know how to think need no teachers.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Fatigue makes cowards of us all.
When love begins to sicken and decay it uses an enforced ceremony. [Julius Caesar]
Who so taketh in hand to frame any state or government ought to presuppose that all men are evil, and at occasions will show themselves so to be.
Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.
What you think of me is none of my business.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
I love my government not least for the extent to which it leaves me alone.
Three can keep a secret if two are dead.
You must take the first step. The first steps will take some effort, maybe pain. But after that, everything that has to be done is real-life movement.
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a person and life they lead.
I should have no use for a paradise in which I should be deprived of the right to prefer hell.
Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

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