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A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.
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If you want a place in the sun, you've got to put up with a few blisters.
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You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot help the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by encouraging class hatred. You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than you earn. You cannot build character and courage by taking away man's initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
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Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
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When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.
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Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.
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The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
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Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
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Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
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The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives.
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A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.
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You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
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Three great forces rule the world: stupidity, fear and greed.
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The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.
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The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
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It's not that I'm so smart , it's just that I stay with problems longer.
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Three Rules of Work...
  1. Out of clutter find simplicity.
  2. From discord find harmony.
  3. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
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I fear the day technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
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Bureaucracy is the death of all sound work.
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Paper is to write things down that we need to remember. Our brains are used to think.

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