from by far the oddest piece of spam i’ve gotten in a while:
The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.
True politeness consists in being easy one’s self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can.
The art of government is not to let me grow stale.
And now abideth faith, hope and charity, these three, but the greatest of these is charity. [Corinthians]
Death may be the King of terrors… but Jesus is the King of kings!
Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
The three great elements of modern civilization, Gun powder, Printing, and the Protestant religion.
If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.
Though you are disappointed is hope never let hope fail you! Though one door is shut, there are thousands still open to you. Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over.
Law cannot persuade when it cannot punish.
No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated and disciplined.
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
You must have the devil in you to succeed in the arts. If it were done when ’tis done, then t’were well. It were done quickly.Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you’ll have left is your character.
Books that you carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are most useful after all.
A consultant is someone who saves his client almost enough to pay his fee.
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy. Better a snotty child than his nose wiped off.
The first step is the hardest. Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future.
Bores bore each other too but it never seems to teach them anything.
Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked and even hated, but for our qualities.
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