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"The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today."

"A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same."

"Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street."

"The ineffable joy of forgiving and being forgiven forms an ecstasy that might well arouse the envy of the gods."

"He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much."

"To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing."

"Art is not a thing; it is a way."

"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."

"Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly."

"There is no failure except in no longer trying."

"A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience."

"Live truth instead of professing it."

"Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake."

"Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the rest of the day will take care of itself."

"A pessimist? That's a person who has been intimately acquainted with an optimist."

"Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure."

"We are punished by our sins, not for them."

"The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination."

"The man who doesn't relax and hoot a few hoots voluntarily, now and then, is in great danger of hooting hoots and standing on his head for the edification of the pathologist and trained nurse, a little later on."

"Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it."

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