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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Author
Nation: American
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Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.

Tags: Good, Help, Life

Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it.

Tags: Happiness, Might, Struggling

The reward of energy, enterprise and thrift is taxes.

Tags: Energy, Reward, Taxes

Here is the secret of inspiration: Tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.

Tags: Here, Problems, Yourself

A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations.

Tags: Deny, Manifest

We always admire the other person more after we've tried to do his job.

Tags: After, Job, Tried

Wealth flows from energy and ideas.

Tags: Energy, Ideas, Money

Women lie about their age; men lie about their income.

Tags: Age, Men, Women

Back of ninety-nine out of one-hundred assertions that a thing cannot be done is nothing, but the unwillingness to do it.

Tags: Cannot, Done

Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible.

Tags: Business, Makes, Possible

If people really liked to work, we'd still be plowing the land with sticks and transporting goods on our backs.

Tags: Land, Liked, Work

Many of our prayers were not answered, and for this we are now grateful.

Tags: Answered, Grateful, Prayers

Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers.

Tags: Business, Known, Principles

Temporary success can be achieved in spite of lack of other fundamental qualities, but no advancements can be maintained without hard work.

Tags: Hard, Success, Work

That they may have a little peace, even the best dogs are compelled to snarl occasionally.

Tags: Best, May, Peace

The best sermon is preached by the minister who has a sermon to preach and not by the man who has to preach a sermon.

Tags: Best, Preach, Sermon

The philosophy behind much advertising is based on the old observation that every man is really two men - the man he is and the man he wants to be.

Tags: Men, Old, Philosophy

The prizes go to those who meet emergencies successfully. And the way to meet emergencies is to do each daily task the best we can.

Tags: Best, Daily, Meet

The tragedy is that so many have ambition and so few have ability.

Tags: Ability, Ambition, Few

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.

Tags: Experience, Wisdom, Wise

When lying, be emphatic and indignant, thus behaving like your children.

Tags: Behaving, Children, Lying

When ordering lunch, the big executives are just as indecisive as the rest of us.

Tags: Big, Lunch, Rest

Any man who makes a speech more than six times a year is bound to repeat himself, not because he has little to say, but because he wants applause and the old stuff gets it.

Tags: Makes, Old, Year
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A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.

Tags: Budget, Business, Keep

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.

Tags: Adventure, Life

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

Tags: After, Others, Success

No man is a failure who is enjoying life.

Tags: Enjoying, Failure, Life

Some people are making such thorough preparation for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.

Tags: Rainy, Sunshine, Today

Beware of the person who can't be bothered by details.

Tags: Beware, Bothered, Details

Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it.

Tags: Enjoy, Happiness, Stop

Next to a sincere compliment, I think I like a well-deserved and honest rebuke.

Tags: Honest, Next, Sincere

He isn't a real boss until he has trained subordinates to shoulder most of his responsibilities.

Tags: Boss, Real, Until

Few of us get anything without working for it.

Tags: Few, Working

One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.

Tags: Finance, Funny, Time

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.

Tags: Age, Change, Nice

Most of us regard good luck as our right, and bad luck as a betrayal of that right.

Tags: Bad, Betrayal, Good

Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious.

Tags: Early, Morning, Obnoxious

Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.

Tags: Age, Fun, Good

Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles.

Tags: Forget, Job, Work

Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.

Tags: Book, Friend, Good

An idea isn't worth much until a man is found who has the energy and ability to make it work.

Tags: Energy, Idea, Work

An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court.

Tags: Police, Trouble, Wedding

If we do not discipline ourselves the world will do it for us.

Tags: Discipline, Ourselves

Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can.

Tags: Books, Else, Mind

Every social injustice is not only cruel, but it is economic waste.

Tags: Economic, Injustice, Social

If you're naturally kind, you attract a lot of people you don't like.

Tags: Attract, Naturally

One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person.

Tags: Found, Happiness, Rarely

Don't let ambition get so far ahead that it loses sight of the job at hand.

Tags: Ambition, Far, Job

His mouth is for export and his head has no entrance.

Tags: Export, Head, Mouth

He'd believe anything provided it's not in Holy Scripture.

Tags: Holy, Provided, Scripture

I can't think why mothers love them. All babies do is leak at both ends.

Tags: Love, Mothers, Why