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Quotes from letter I

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. - Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States.(1809-1865) thanks to Pete Hartzel of Woodstock Corporation, Boston, MA
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Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments. - Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
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If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. – unknown
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If evils come not then our fears are in vain; and if they do, fear but augments the pain. - Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
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If God wants people to suffer, he sends them too much understanding. - Yiddish (on balance and moderation)
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If God were not willing to forgive sin, heaven would be empty. - German proverb
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If I keep my character, I'll be rich enough. – Plutonius
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If it ain't broke, don't fix it. - American Saying
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If it were not for hope, the heart would break. - Greek (on attitude)
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If not today--when? - Kashmiri (on permanence and change)
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If passion drives, let reason hold the reins. - Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
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If someone gives you advice, it is in his own interest. - Tunisian Proverb
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If the bird hadn't sung, it wouldn't have been shot. - Japanese (on prudence)
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If the eyes didn't see, the hands wouldn't take.- Yiddish (on opportunity)
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If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. - Abraham Maslow (1908-1970)
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If the rich could hire people to die for them, the poor could make a nice living. - Yiddish (on wealth and poverty)
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If the shoe fits, wear it. - Nicholas Breton (c.1545-1626)
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If the townspeople are happy, look to the chief.- Liberian (on leadership)
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If you are afraid of something, you give it power over you. - Moroccan (on courage and fear)
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If you are going a long way, go slowly.- Ilocano (Filipino) (on journeys)
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If you are hiding, don't light a fire. - Ghanaian (on common sense)
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If you are not a fish, how can you tell if the fish are happy? - Chinese (on experience)
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If you are not good for yourself, how can you be good for others. - Spanish (on character and virtue)
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If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. - Chinese Proverb
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If you believe everything you read, better not read. - Japanese (on books and writers)
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If you buy things you don't need, you will soon be selling things you do need. - Pampango - Filipino (on buying and selling)
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If you buy what you don't need, you steal from yourself. - Swedish (on thrift)
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If you call one wolf, you invite the pack. - Bulgarian (on caution and care)
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If you can't bite, better not show your teeth. - Yiddish (on common sense)
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If you can't say anything nice, then don't say anything at all. - Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
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If you can't serve, you can't rule.- Bulgarian (on leadership)
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If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. - Harry Truman (1884-1972)
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If you don't have a plan for yourself, you'll be part of someone else's. - American (on planning)
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If you don't laugh, you'll cry. – unknown
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If you don't scale the mountain, you can't view the plain. - Chinese (on rewards and consequences)
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If you don't see the bottom, don't wade. - Scottish (on prudence)
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If you don't want trouble, don't go looking for it. – unknown
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If you fail to practice your art, it will soon disappear. - German (on art and creativity)
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If you follow a fool, you are a fool yourself. - Jamaican (on foolishness)
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If you foolishly ignore beauty, then you will soon find yourself without it. - Frank Lloyd Wright (1869-1959)
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If you ford a river in a crowd, the crocodiles won't get you. (Ed. note: If your lucky!) - Malagasy (on strength and weakness)
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If you give orders and leave, the work won't get done. - Portuguese (on business)
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If you have, give; if you lack, seek. - Malay (on generosity)
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If you have nothing to lose, you can try everything. - Yiddish (on business)
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If you kick a stone in anger you will hurt your foot. - Korean (on anger)
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If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone. - Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
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If you make yourself into a doormat, people will wipe their feet on you. - Belizean (on character and virtue)
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If you pray for another, you will be helped yourself. - Yiddish (on prayer)
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If you think your bundle of clothes too heavy, try picking up your neighbor's. - Virgin Islander (on comparable worth)
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If you want something done right, do it yourself. – unknown
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If you want to lift yourself up, lift someone else up.- Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)
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If you want your eggs hatched, sit on them yourself. - Haitian (on self-reliance)
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If you would be rich in a year, you may be hanged in six months. - Italian (on business)
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If you would get ahead, be a bridge. - Welsh (on ambition)
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If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)
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If you would live long, open your heart.- Bulgarian (on health and wellness)
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If you would rise in the world, veil ambition with the forms of humanity.- Chinese (on hypocrisy)
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If you'ld have a servant that you like, serve yourself. - Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
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If you've never run aground, you've never been anywhere! - unknown sailor - thanks to John M.
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If youth knew, if age could. - Henri Estienne (1531-1598)
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If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride. – unknown
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Ignorance is a voluntary misfortune. – unknown
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Ignorance is bliss. - Thomas Gray (1716-1771)
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Ignorance is the seed of intimidation. - D. Hiser
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Ill gotten goods never thrive. - Cicero (106-43 BC)
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Ill weeds grow fast. - John Heywood (c.1497-1580)
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Imagination is more important than knowledge. - Albert Einstein
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Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. - Charles Caleb Colton (c.1780-1832)
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Implementation beats oration. - Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
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In a crisis, give help first and then advice. - Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
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In bad luck, hold out; in good luck, hold in.- German (on luck)
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In bad things be slow; in good things be fast. - Afghan (on time and timeliness)
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In for a penny, in for a pound. - E. Ravenscroft (1695)
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In night there is counsel. - Greek (on advice)
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In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. - Desiderius Erasmus (1465-1536)
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In time we hate that which we often fear. - Seneca (8 BC-AD 65)
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Industry pays debts, despair encreases them. - Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
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Industry, perseverance & frugality make fortune yield. - Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
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Instead of seeking new landscapes, develop new eyes. - Marcel Proust (1871-1922)
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Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone. - Moroccan (on education)
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Interest on debt grows without rain.- Yiddish (on indebtedness)
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Into every life a little rain must fall. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) "into each life some rain must fall."
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It ain't over til it's over. - Yogi Berra
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It is a fool's sheep that breaks loose twice. - Ashanti (West African) (on foolishness)
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It is a foolish sheep that makes the wolf its confessor. - Italian (on common sense)
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It is a long lane that has no turns.James Ray (1670)
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It is as cheap sitting as it is standing. - Italian Proverb
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