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Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.


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If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.

If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.



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Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.



Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.



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Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.



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No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another. Thank you.



The voice of reason is more to be regarded than the bent of any present inclination; since inclination will at length come over to reason, though we can never force reason to comply with inclination.

The voice of reason is more to be regarded than the bent of any present inclination; since inclination will at length come over to reason, though we can never force reason to comply with inclination.



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