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Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
James Russell Lowell
If I get married, I want to be very married.
When you're born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you're born in America, you get a front row seat.
It took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get to where we are today, but we have just begun. Today we begin in earnest the work of making sure that the world we leave our children is just a little bit better than the one we inhabit today.
Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever.
You do things when the opportunities come along. I've had periods in my life when I've had a bundle of ideas come along, and I've had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I'll do something. If not, I won't do a damn thing.
You're just left with yourself all the time, whatever you do anyway. You've got to get down to your own God in your own temple. It's all down to you, mate.
Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.
I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it.
Charles M. Schulz
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance.
George Bernard Shaw
It's that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was the whole ethic by which I was brought up. Others matter more than you do, so 'don't fuss, dear; get on with it.'
I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.
P. J. O'Rourke
Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I want to get a vending machine, with fun sized candy bars, and the glass in front is a magnifying glass. You'll be mad, but it will be too late.
Start every day off with a smile and get it over with.
W. C. Fields
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
H. L. Mencken
Blessed are the forgetful: for they get the better even of their blunders.
Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.
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