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"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog." Motivation & Goals 4.9 avg (185 votes)
"Adam was the only man who, when he said a good thing, knew that nobody had said it before him." Quotations 4.9 avg (7 votes)
"The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them." Reading 4.8 avg (28 votes)
"A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read." Reading 4.7 avg (33 votes)
"Ideally a book would have no order to it, and the reader would have to discover his own." Reading 3.8 avg (4 votes)
"India has 2,000,000 gods, and worships them all. In religion, other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire." Religion 3.5 avg (15 votes)
"Of the delights of this world man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven." Religion 3.9 avg (11 votes)
"Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company." Religion 4.8 avg (57 votes)
"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." Responsibility 4.3 avg (8 votes)
"I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting." Sleep 3.9 avg (8 votes)
"Golf is a good walk spoiled." Sports 4.4 avg (62 votes)
"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." Success 4.7 avg (34 votes)
"Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed." Success 4.8 avg (12 votes)
"It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt." Talking 5.0 avg (112 votes)
"I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up." Thinking 4.0 avg (3 votes)
"A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar." Truth & Lies 4.8 avg (6 votes)
"Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable." Truth & Lies 4.7 avg (6 votes)
"The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it." Truth & Lies 4.3 avg (4 votes)
"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything." Truth & Lies 4.7 avg (30 votes)
"One of the striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives." Truth & Lies 4.5 avg (2 votes)

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