1. 10

    Too many critics mistake the deliberations of the Congress for its decisions.

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  2. 9

    You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.

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  3. 8

    If you want to get along, go along.

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  4. 7

    Any jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build it.

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  5. 6

    If a man has common sense, he has all the sense there is.

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  6. 5

    Poverty only tries men's souls. It is loneliness that breaks the heart.

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  7. 4

    They may be just as intelligent as you say. But I'd feel a helluva lot better if just one of them had ever run for sheriff.

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  8. 3

    There's no education in the second kick of a mule

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  9. 2

    Readiness for opportunity makes for success. Opportunity often comes by accident; readiness never does.

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  10. 1

    No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut.

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  11. Last Update: 4 October 2022

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