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"Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words;
they become actions. Watch your actions; they become
habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch
your character; it becomes your destiny."
"Fear makes strangers of people who should be friends."
"It is a good thing for an uneducated [person] to
read books of quotations...The quotations, when
engraved upon the memory, give you thoughts.
The also make you anxious to read the authors,
and look for more."
"We can choose
to throw stones,
to stumble on them,
to climb over them,
or to build with them."
William Arthur Ward
"What is popular is not always right; what is right
is not always popular."
"Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body."
"To err is human, to forgive divine."
"Whether you think you can, or you think you can't,
you are right."
"Hating people is like burning down your house to
get rid of a rat."
Harry Emerson Fosdick
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny
matters compared to what lies within us."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Promises may get friends, but 'tis performance that
"I will not permit any man to narrow and degrade my soul
by making me hate him."
Booker T. Washington
"It's nothing against you to fall down flat, but to
lie there--that's a disgrace!"
Edmund Vance Cooke
"Happiness is a direction, not a place."
Sydney J. Harris
"The miracle is this...they more we share, the
more we have."
"The best things in life aren't things!"
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