Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
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In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.
The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
Beauty and folly are old companions.
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
Time is money.
He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
Americans are cool if you show just a chink of vulnerability, they respond so much. They'll pat you on the arm and say, 'Hey kid, you're all right.' Brits will respond but they are much more cynical.
I've never had a very closely connected family. My parents split up when I was young and I was living with my mom for a little while, then I was kind of just on my own really young. It wasn't some kind of global tragedy, it was just never really a very close-knit family. So there was support in the sense that they didn't stand in my way.
Her beauty didn't do her any good and she couldn't use it in any positive way or manipulative way. I just hope that people will look and see and believe in that hope of love, that hope of freedom, even if it was just for a limited time.
I've always been - you know, my personality is motivating and encouraging. And so I'm just being who God made me to be.
Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end it has but one thing certain, and that is to increase taxes.
A lot of people have great hope, and a lot of people who have great hope live. And, some of them who have great hope die. So it's not that hope is going to save you.
Most of the energy of political work is devoted to correcting the effects of mismanagement of government.
Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.
Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared.