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“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
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“Whatever you are, be a good one.”
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“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”
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“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”
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“My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.”
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“And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years.”
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“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.”
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“My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.”
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“I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.”
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“Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.”
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“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.”
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“Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves”
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“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.”
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“How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.”
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“Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.”
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“Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.”
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“I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.”
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“I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.”
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“There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes.”
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“When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
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“I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.”
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“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”
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“If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?”
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“All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.”
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“Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.”
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“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to
succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”
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“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.”
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“No man is poor who has a Godly mother.”
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“I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.”
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“I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.”
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