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"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with."
"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life."
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."
"Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company."
"Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please."
"George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie."
"Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heal that has crushed it."
"Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example."
"Familiarity breeds contempt - and children."
"Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable."
Truth & Lies
"Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody."
"Etiquette requires us to admire the human race."
"Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned."
"Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let me label you as they may."
"Duties are not performed for duty's sake, but because their neglect would make the man uncomfortable. A man performs but one duty - the duty of contenting his spirit, the duty of making himself agreeable to himself."
"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."
"Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain."
"Denial ain't just a river in Egypt."
"Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt. Sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth."
"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear."
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