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"If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old."

"The sounder your argument, the more satisfaction you get out of it."

"Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them."

"No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next."

"A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice."

"If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers."

"When a friend is in trouble, don't annoy him by asking if there is anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it."

"There is nothing so well known as that we should not expect something for nothing - but we all do and call it Hope."

"Living up to ideals is like doing everyday work with your Sunday clothes on."

"It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry."

"Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives, and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist."

"What people say behind your back is your standing in the community."

"You needn't love your enemy, but if you refrain from telling lies about him, you are doing well enough."

"No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves."

"When you are in trouble, people who call to sympathize are really looking for the particulars."

"There is always a type of man who says he loves his fellow men, and expects to make a living at it."

"Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as women have of their wrongs."

"Instead of loving your enemies - treat your friends a little better."

"If a man has money, it is usually a sign, too, that he knows how to take care of it; don't imagine his money is easy to get simply because he has plenty of it."

"A thief believes everybody steals."

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