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To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying "Amen" to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to keep your soul alive.
The man who has done his level best, and who is conscious that he has done his best, is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.
What a man thinks of himself, that is what determines, or rather indicates, his fate.
Wagner's music is better than it sounds.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
My helpless friend, your helplessness is the most powerful plea which rises up to the tender father-heart of God. You think that everything is closed to you because you cannot pray. My friend, your helplessness is the very essence of prayer.
What makes life dreary is want of motive.
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon-shots.
Autobiography is a preemptive strike against biographers.
An oak and a reed were arguing about their strength. When a strong wind came up, the reed avoided being uprooted by bending and leaning with the gusts of wind. But the oak stood firm and was torn up by the roots.
To know just what has do be done, then to do it, comprises the whole philosophy of practical life.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
How we love to blame others for our misfortunes! Almost every individual who has lost money in stock speculation has on the tip of his tongue an explanation which he trots out to show that it wasn't his own fault at all.... Hardly one loser has the manliness to say frankly, "I was wrong."
I was somewhat drunk with what I had done. And I am always one to prefer being sober.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
I love a finished speaker, I really, truly do. I don't mean one who's polished, I just mean one who's through.
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary, it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. Failure makes people cruel and bitter.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
They never taste who always drink; They always talk who never think.
I have taught you, my dear flock, for above thirty years how to live; and I will show you in a very short time how to die.


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