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Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.

JOSH BILLINGS

[Henry Wheeler Shaw] humorist, essayist

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All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why. —James Thurber
Generosity consists not the sum given, but the manner in which it is bestowed. —Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes. —Benjamin Disraeli
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use. —Emily Post
I’m beginning to recognize that real happiness isn’t something large and looming on the horizon ahead, but something small, numerous and already here. The smile of someone you love. A decent breakfast. The warm sunset. Your little everyday joys all lined up in a row. —Beau Christopher Taplin
An ounce of practice is generally worth more than a ton of theory. —Ernst F. Schumacher
Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax. —Abraham Lincoln
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do not let making a living prevent you from making a life. —John R. Wooden
Love is always bestowed as a gift—freely, willingly, and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved, we love to love. —Dr. Leo Buscaglia
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul. —Ella Wheeler Wilcox
There are good ships and wood ships, ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships, may they always be! —Irish Proverb
It seems the harder I work, the more luck I have. —Thomas Jefferson
Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently. —Tom Robbins
I know you've heard it a thousand times before, but it's true... hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it. —Ray Bradbury
Hard work is painful when life is devoid of purpose. But when you live for something greater than yourself and the gratification of your own ego, then hard work becomes a labor of love. —Steve Pavlina

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