- a genius always thinks things can be done better
- you may have to forgo wealth and power if you want to attain happiness and freedom
- behind seeming permanence lies constant flux
- if you do not fear death, then you do not fear anything
- if you do not seize an opportunity, someone else will
- humor can hurt just as easily as make someone laugh
- laugh with, but never laugh at
- take time to turn yourself around
- cope calmly to achieve inner serenity
- put yourself in others' shoes and take the focus off yourself
- you can never go wrong keeping your mouth shut
- remember that a person's name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language
- the most powerful force on earth is love
- eat to please thyself, but dress to please others (Benjamin Franklin)
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