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A vote is like a rifle; it's usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.
Do what you can with what you have where you are.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure. . .than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
I keep my good health by having a very bad temper, kept under good control.
It is not the critic who counts. Not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause. Who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
The only people who never make a mistake are the people who never do anything.
There is not in all America a more dangerous trait than the deification of mere smartness unaccompanied by any moral responsibility.
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