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ACTION

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.


How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single minute before starting to improve the world.


There are two things to do about the gospel—believe it and behave it.


ALCOHOL

Duke University is a world-class university, far superior to Princeton. It is one of the few major universities where it is possible to get drunk four nights a week for four years and still maintain a B-average.


God gave me a body and the ability to play baseball. He gave me everything. I just wasted it. Now I'm a role model. Don't be like me.


ANGER

I'm supposed to hate something, but I'm not sure what. I wasn't even here last year, and I'm mad.


Doomed are the hotheads! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, "I'm sorry."


CAREGIVING

Pride cannot coexist with ministry. They are contradictory, so one must die.


Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man.


HARDSHIP

No man should be pitied ...

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