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  1. We should try to be the parents of our future rather than the offspring of our past.
      Miguel de Unamuno



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  3. Don't say anything good about yourself, people won't believe you; don't say anything bad about yourself, people will do it as soon as you're gone.
      Julien de Valckenaere


  4. Beware of what you do best; its bound to be a trap.
      Paul Valéry


  5. If you are looking for a kindly, well-to-do gentleman who is no longer interested in sex, take out an ad in the Wall Street Journal.
      Abigail Van Buren


  6. If you want a place in the sun, you have to put up with a few blisters.
      Abigail Van Buren


  7. If you can distinguish between good advice and bad advice, then you don't need advice.
      Van Roy's Second Law


  8. Use, do not abuse. Neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
      Voltaire


  9. Love truth, but pardon error.
      Voltaire



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  11. Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
      Andy Warhol


  12. Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
      George Washington


  13. Give not advice without being asked, and when desired, do it briefly.
      George Washington


  14. I've always followed my father's advice: He told me, first, to always keep my word and, second, to never insult anybody unintentionally. If I insult you, you can be goddam sure I intend to. And, third, he told me not to go around looking for trouble.
      John Wayne


  15. Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
      Daniel Webster


  16. Talk happiness. The world is sad enough
    Without your woe. No path is wholly rough.
      Ella Wheeler Wilcox


  17. Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
      Oscar Wilde


  18. The way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it.
      Oscar Wilde


  19. The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on; it is never of any use to oneself.
      Oscar Wilde


  20. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
      Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), from The Picture of Dorian Gray

  21. My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy the ice cream while it's on your plate..
      Thornton Wilder


  22. You can't be too rich or too thin.
      Wallis Wilson, Dutchess of Windsor


  23. Never murder a man who is committing suicide.
      Woodrow Wilson


  24. If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
      Woodrow Wilson


  25. Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting when hiking through snow. You doze off and die in your sleep.
      Ludwig Wittgenstein


  26. If you can't have faith in what is held up to you for faith, you must find things in yourself, for a life without faith in something is too narrow a place to live.
      George E. Woodberry


  27. Tell the truth, and so puzzle and confound your adversaries.
       Henry Wotton


  28. Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral. The size of the project means little in art, beyond the money matter. It is the quality of the character that really counts.
      Frank Loyd Wright


  29. The sooner you fall behind, the more time you'll have to catch up.
      Steven Wright



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  31. If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.
      Henny Youngman



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  33. On should forgive one's enemies, and then destroy them as friends.
      Rastko Zakic


  34. Take care to be an economist in prosperity. There is no fear of your being one in adversity.
      Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmerman


  35. Laugh as loud as you please at your companion's wit; do not even smile at his folly.
      Johann Georg Ritter von Zimmerman



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