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Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

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Today, I bent the truth to be  kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what  is kind than I am of what is true.

— Robert Brault

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The morning is such a lovely time of day. It’s a shame it’s so early.

— Debra Applin

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Nothing is too small to know, and nothing is too big to attempt.

— William Cornelius Van Horne

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Blessed is the man, who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.

— George Eliot

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The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people are so full of doubts.

— Bertrand Russell

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Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.

— Henry Ford

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I would rather have anybody else be the President of the United States. Anyone. I would rather pick somebody from the phone book.

— Craig Mazin, referring to his 1988 Princeton roommate Ted Cruz

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For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.

— Mark Twain

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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I’ll miss the clowns, but not the circus.

— Retiring Congressman Mike Rogers (R-MI)

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To sin is a human business; to justify sin is a devilish business.

— Leo Tolstoy

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English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don’t just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.

— James D. Nicoll

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Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

George Bernard Shaw

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You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

— Winston Churchill

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Quotes o’ the Day

People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.

— Maya Angelou

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We don’t see things as they are; we see things as we are.

— Anaïs Nin

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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.

— Isaac Asimov

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It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

— J. K. Rowling

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All the knowledge I possess, everyone else can acquire; but my heart is all my own.

— Johann von Goethe

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We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Happiness is like a kiss; you must share it to enjoy it.

— Bernard Metzler

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There are three deaths. The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name is spoken for the last time.

— David Eagleman

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Quotes o’ the Day

Character is doing the right thing, even when it costs more than you want to pay.

— Michael Josephson

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I am glad I shall never be young without wild country to be young in.

— Aldo Leopold

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You can’t build a reputation on what you plan to do.

— Henry Ford

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If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.

— Mark Twain

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