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If the animals had reason, they would act just as ridiculous as we menfolks do.
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One of the rarest things that a man ever does is to do the best he can.
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The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his own way.
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It ain't so much trouble to get rich as it is to tell when we have got rich.
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I've never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable for anything else.
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There may come a time when the lion and the lamb will lie down together, but I am still
betting on the lion.
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It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient.
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Man was created a little lower than the angels and has been getting a little lower ever since.
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Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
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To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself.
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The time to pray is not when we are in a tight spot but just as soon as we get out of it.
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There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.
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It is easy to assume a habit; but when you try to cast it off, it will take skin and all.
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Opinions should be formed with great caution - and changed with greater.
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