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Honesty
If one tells the truth, one is sure, sooner or later, to be found out.
-- Oscar Wilde
Happiness
Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.
-- Oscar Wilde
Commerce
What recommends commerce to me is its enterprise and bravery. It does not clasp its hands and pray to Jupiter.
-- Henry David Thoreau.
Apathy
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.
-- Edmund Burke
Truth
A lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on.
-- Sir Terry Pratchett
Opportunity
One ship drives east and the other drives west With the selfsame winds that blow. Tis the set of the sails and not the gales Which tells us the way to go.
-- Ella Wheeler Wilcox, "Winds of Fate".
Conviction
A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
-- Mahatma Ghandi
Reality
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
-- Albert Einstein
Recognition
Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
-- Abraham Lincoln
Solitude
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
-- Albert Einstein
Getting Along
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
-- Winston Churchill
Nostalgia
Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
-- Unknown
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