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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Education is the best provision for old age.
  • Felix Adler
    Felix Adler
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    Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
  • Francis Maitland Balfour
    Francis Maitland Balfour
    British biologist 1851-1882
    Francis Maitland Balfour
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    The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
    Josh Billings
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    The best way to convince a fool that he is wrong is to let him have his way.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
  • Vincent Van Gogh
    Vincent Van Gogh
    Dutch Painter 1853-1890
    Vincent Van Gogh
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    But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
  • David Seabury
    David Seabury
    American psychologist, author, and lecturer 1885-1960
    David Seabury
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    Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Wholeheartedness is contagious. Give yourself, if you wish to get others.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Friends make pretence of following to the grave but before one is in it, their minds are turned and making the best of their way back to life and living people and things they understand.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    He who laughs best today, will also laughs last.
  • Thomas Love Peacock
    Thomas Love Peacock
    English novelist, poet, and official 1785-1866
    Thomas Love Peacock
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    I never failed to convince an audience that the best thing they could do was to go away.
  • I really want to clear my life so that I have to make as few decisions as possible about anything except how to best serve this community.

    Source: The Telegraph, 7 november 2014

  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below.
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