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Wednesday, 20 September 2017
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"It should be noted that children's games are not merely games. One should regard them as their most serious activities." (Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De - Leisure)

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Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist -- it reduces him to his fighting weight. - (Billings, Josh - Adversity)
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Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take. - (Billings, Josh - Advice)
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Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected. - (Billings, Josh - Advice)
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I have never known a person to live to be one hundred and be remarkable for anything else. - (Billings, Josh - Age and Aging)
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In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us. - (Billings, Josh - Age and Aging)
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A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. - (Billings, Josh - Animals)
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The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear. - (Billings, Josh - Anxiety)
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It is better to know nothing than to know what ain't so. - (Billings, Josh - Attitude)
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Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has. - (Billings, Josh - Bigotry)
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There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together. - (Billings, Josh - Brevity)
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The happiest time in a man's life is when he is in the red hot pursuit of a dollar with a reasonable prospect of overtaking it. - (Billings, Josh - Business)
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I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time into things that I am the most certain of the first time. - (Billings, Josh - Certainty)
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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done. - (Billings, Josh - Common Sense)
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Reason often makes mistakes, but conscience never does. - (Billings, Josh - Conscience)
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Don't take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail; then you can let go when you want to. - (Billings, Josh - Control)
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