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    Man must get his thoughts, words and actions out of this vast moral jungle. We are not predators. We are, hopefully, more than instinctive killers and selfish brutes. Why take such a dim view of our potentialities and capabilities?

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They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. A man is too read more

They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left to him. Better bend than break. Never swap horses while crossing a stream.Why not upset the apple cart? If you don't, the apples will rot anyway. There is never time to do it right, but there is always time to do it over. Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Fail to plan, plan to fail. -Carl W. Buechner.

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Better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.

Better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.

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I want there to be no peasant in my kingdom so poor that he cannot have a chicken in his read more

I want there to be no peasant in my kingdom so poor that he cannot have a chicken in his pot every Sunday.

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One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.

One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.

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Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.

Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.

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One shouldn't talk of halters in the hanged man's house.

One shouldn't talk of halters in the hanged man's house.

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You live with your thoughts -- so be careful what they are.

You live with your thoughts -- so be careful what they are.

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In much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

In much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

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As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as read more

As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as those that have just turned saints.

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