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Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all; too much cleverness and too much learning, accompanied with ill bringing-up, are far more fatal.
There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
No one ever gets far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day.
If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are near.
People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.
Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
I worked hard all my life as far as this music business. I dreamed of the day when I could go to New York and feel comfortable and they could come out here and be comfortable.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
All the laws and legislation in the world will never heal this world like the loving hearts and arms of mothers and fathers. If every child could drift to sleep feeling wrapped in the love of their family - and God's love - this world would be a far more gentle and better place.
What God intended for you goes far beyond anything you can imagine.
I like restraint, if it doesn't go too far.
The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back.
Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost.
But I'll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you'll come to understand that you're connected with everything.
We didn't become the most prosperous country in the world just by rewarding greed and recklessness. We didn't come this far by letting the special interests run wild. We didn't do it just by gambling and chasing paper profits on Wall Street. We built this country by making things, by producing goods we could sell.
I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.
Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far.
So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system.
Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.
No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
John C. Maxwell
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.
Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms.
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
Men are more moral than they think and far more immoral than they can imagine.
The person who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
When a place gets crowded enough to require ID's, social collapse is not far away. It is time to go elsewhere. The best thing about space travel is that it made it possible to go elsewhere.
Robert A. Heinlein
If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
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