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The happiest time in any man's life is when he is in red-hot pursuit of a dollar with a reasonable prospect of overtaking it.


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The miser and the glutton are two facetious buzzards: one hides his store, and the other stores his hide.



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Never work before breakfast; if you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first.



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Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.



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Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.



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The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.



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Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.



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The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.





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There are really no serious arguments for communion in the hand. But there are the most gravely serious kinds of arguments against it.



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