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A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David Brinkley, journalist

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them. Ann Landers, journalist

You can only be young once. But you can always be immature. Dave Barry, journalist
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The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. Sydney J. Harris, journalist

Love unlocks doors and opens windows that were not even there before. Mignon McLaughlin, journalist
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Life has taught me to think, but thinking has not taught me to live. Alexander Herzen, journalist
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If you take care of your mind, you take care of the world. Arianna Huffington, journalist

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. Ann Landers, journalist

Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable. Finley Peter Dunne, journalist

Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it. Ann Landers, journalist

I think laughter may be a form of courage. As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh, and I think we are never more brave than when we do that. Linda Ellerbee, journalist

The time to relax is when you don't have time for it. Sydney J. Harris, journalist

Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future. Jim Bishop, journalist

The problem with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than their minds. Walter Duranty, journalist

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. Ambrose Bierce, journalist

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes. Abigail Van Buren, journalist

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. Mignon McLaughlin, journalist

A purely objective viewpoint does not exist in the cosmos or in politics. Howard Fineman, journalist

When we have 'second thoughts' about something, our first thoughts don't seem like thoughts at all - just feelings. Sydney J. Harris, journalist

Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow. Dan Rather, journalist

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own --even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being. Katherine Anne Porter, journalist

All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher. Ambrose Bierce, journalist

Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. Ambrose Bierce, journalist
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Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. Franklin P. Jones, journalist

Saint. A dead sinner revised and edited. Ambrose Bierce, journalist

Life is not so much about beginnings and endings as it is about going on and on and on. It is about muddling through the middle. Anna Quindlen, journalist

Memory always obeys the commands of the heart. Antoine Rivarol, journalist

It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. Erma Bombeck, journalist

More things in politics happen by accident or exhaustion than happen by conspiracy. Jeff Greenfield, journalist

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. Jane Howard, journalist

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? Sydney J. Harris, journalist

The healthy, the strong individual, is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he has an abscess on his knee or in his soul. Rona Barrett, journalist

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?' Sydney J. Harris, journalist

The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better -- it is just turning around as usual. Finley Peter Dunne, journalist

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me. Hunter S. Thompson, journalist

You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge. Damon Runyon, journalist

The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil. Heywood Broun, journalist

Corporation. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility. Ambrose Bierce, journalist

Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. Harriet Van Horne, journalist

Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don't even remember leaving open. Rose Wilder Lane, journalist

When man meets an obstacle he can't destroy, he destroys himself. Ryszard Kapuscinski, journalist

THE EDGE, there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over. Hunter S. Thompson, journalist

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home. Anna Quindlen, journalist

Age is not measured by years. Nature does not equally distribute energy. Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy. Dorothy Thompson, journalist
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Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other. Erma Bombeck, journalist

You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it. Art Buchwald, journalist

The best things in life aren't things. Art Buchwald, journalist

Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity's door if you ardently wish to enter. B. C. Forbes, journalist

We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology. Ron Reagan, journalist

Like what you do, if you don't like it, do something else. Paul Harvey, journalist

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