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One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed.

One often calms one's grief by recounting it.
If you aren't playing well, the game isn't as much fun. When that happens I tell myself just to go out and play as I did when I was a kid.
I just wake up and say, You're a bum, go do something worthwhile today.
We judge others by their behavior. We judge ourselves by our intentions.
Lord, let me live until I die.
I will tell you the truth as soon as I figure it out.
In each of us there is a little of all of us.
A fellow who is always declaring that he's no fool, usually has his suspicions.
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the parts that are good are not original, and the parts that are original are not good.
The greatest weariness comes from work not done.
I'm as pure as the driven slush.
Are you going out after the truth, or are you going out after something you believe?
The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
Successful people are successful because they form the habits of doing those things that failures don't like to do.
Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can.
The concept of boredom entails an inability to use up present moments in a personally fulfilling way.
The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do.
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
The follies which a man regrets most in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.

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