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#1. Worrying is the one game in which, if you guess right, you don't get any satisfaction out of your smartness. A busy man has no time to bother with it. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#2. What you know is a club for yourself, and what you don't know is a meat-ax for the other fellow. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#3. It is good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good too, to check up once in a while and make sure you haven't lost the things money can't buy. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#4. Colleges don't make fools, they only develop them. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#5. But some people, and especially very young people, don't think anything's worth believing unless it's hard to believe. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#6. Having money and buying things with money is a good thing. But also do not forget to check occasionally to lose if you do not buy anything with money or not - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#7. It's all right when you are calling on a girl or talking with friends after dinner to run a conversation like a Sunday-school excursion, with stops to pick flowers; but in the office your sentences should be the shortest distance possible between periods. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#8. Culture is not a matter of a change of climate. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#9. When a fellow's got what he set out for in this world, he should go off into the woods for a few weeks now and then to make sure that he's still a man, and not a plug-hat and a frock-coat and a wad of bills. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#10. A fellow and his business should be bosom friends in the office and sworn enemies out of it. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#11. friendship. I want to say right here that the easiest way in the world to make enemies - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#12. When love is full grown it has few words, and sometimes it growls them out. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#13. You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#14. Appearances are deceitful, I know, but so long as they are, there's nothing like having them deceive for us instead of against us. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#15. If there's anything worse than knowing too little, it's knowing too much. Education will broaden a narrow mind, but there's no known cure for a big head. The best you can hope is that it will swell up and bust. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#16. Some men are like oak leaves
they don't know when they're dead, but still hang right on; and there are others who let go before anything has really touched them. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#17. The easiest way in the world to make enemies is to hire friends. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#18. It isn't what a man's got in the bank, but what he's got in his head, that makes him a great merchant. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#19. If there's one piece of knowledge that is of less use to a fellow than knowing when he's beat, it's knowing when he's done just enough work to keep from being fired. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#20. There's a vast difference between having a carload of miscellaneous facts sloshing around loose in your head and getting all mixed up in transit, and carrying the same assortment properly boxed and crated for convenient handling and immediate delivery. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#21. Nothing earns better interest than judicious questions, and the man who invests in more knowledge of the business than he has to have in order to hold his job has capital with which to buy a mortgage on a better one. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#22. But it isn't enough to be all right in this world; you've got to look all right as well, because two-thirds of success is making people think you are all right. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#23. A lesson learned at the muzzle has the virtue of never being forgotten. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#24. It has been my experience that, even when a man has a sense of humor, it only really carries him to the point where he will join in a laugh at the expense of the other fellow. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#25. Clothes don't make the man, but they make all of him except his hands and face during business hours, and that's a pretty considerable area of the human animal. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#26. A tactful man can pull the stinger from a bee without getting stung. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#27. with most men duty means something unpleasant which the other fellow ought to do. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#28. And a diplomatist is one who lets the other fellow think he's getting his way, while all the time he's having his own. It never does any special harm to let people have their way with their mouths. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#29. Every fellow is really two men
what he is and what he might be; and you're never absolutely sure which you're going to bury till he's dead. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#30. The world is full of bright men who know all the right things to say and who say them in the wrong place. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#31. Those who succeed can't forgive a fellow for being a failure, and those who fail can't forgive him for being a success. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#32. Say less than the other fellow and listen more than you talk; for when a man's listening he isn't telling on himself and he's flattering the fellow who is. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#33. The great secret of good management is to be more alert to prevent a man's going wrong than eager to punish him for it. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#34. There isn't any such thing as being your own boss in this world unless you're a tramp, and then there's the constable. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#35. Books are all right, but dead men's brains are no good unless you mix a live one's with them. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#36. It's good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it's good, too, to check up once in a while and make sure that you haven't lost the things that money can't buy. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#37. Never threaten, because a threat is a promise to pay that it isn't always convenient to meet, but if you don't make it good it hurts your credit. Save a threat till you're ready to act, and then you won't need it. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#38. Back of every noble life there are principles that have fashioned it. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#39. A business man's conversation should be regulated by fewer and simpler rules than any other function of the human animal. They are: Have something to say. Say it. Stop talking. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#40. There's nothing in the world sicker-looking than the grin of the man who's trying to join in heartily when the laugh's on him, and to pretend that he likes it. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#41. Give fools the first and women the last word. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#42. Superiority makes every man feel its equal. It is courtesy without condescension; affability without familiarity; self-sufficiency without selfishness; simplicity without snide. It weighs sixteen ounces to the pound without the package, and it doesn't need a four-colored label to make it go. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#43. When the tongue lies, the eyes tell the truth. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#44. I don't know anything that's quite so dead as a man who's fallen three or four thousand feet off the edge of a cloud. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#45. Doing the same thing in the same way year after year is like eating a quail a day for thirty days. Along toward the middle of the month a fellow begins to long for a broiled crow or a slice of cold dog. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#46. When a man makes a specialty of knowing how some other fellow ought to spend his money, he usually thinks in millions and works for hundreds. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#47. Beauty is only skin deep, but that's deep enough to satisfy any reasonable man. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#48. You'll find that education's about the only thing lying around loose in this world, and that it's about the only thing a fellow can have as much of as he's willing to haul away. Everything else is screwed down tight and the screw-driver lost. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#49. When an office begins to look like a family tree, you'll find worms tucked away snug and cheerful in most of the apples. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#50. The more I deal in it, the surer I am that human nature is all of the same critter, but that there's a heap of choice in the cuts. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#51. The fun of the thing's in the run and not in the finish. Your - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#52. There are two unpardonable sins in this world
success and failure. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#53. A man's got to keep company a long time, and come early and stay late and sit close, before he can get a girl or a job worth having. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#54. When a fortune comes without calling, it's apt to leave without asking. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#55. When you make a mistake, don't make a second one
keeping it to yourself. Own up. The time to sort out rotten eggs is at the nest. The deeper you hide them in the case the longer they stay in circulation, and the worse impression they make when they finally come to the breakfast table. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#56. The aim of the college, for the individual student, is to eliminate the need in his life for the college; the task is to help him become a self-educating man. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#57. Procrastination is the longest word in the language, but there's only one letter between its ends when they occupy their proper places in the alphabet. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#58. I remember reading once that some fellows use language to conceal thought; but it's been my experience that a good many more use it instead of thought. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#59. Because a fellow has failed once or twice or a dozen times, you don't want to set him down as a failure till he's dead or loses his courage. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#60. Some salesmen think that selling is like eating - to satisfy an existing appetite; but a good salesman is like a good cook - he can create an appetite when the buyer isn't hungry. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#61. I ain't one of those who believe that a half knowledge of a subject is useless, but it has been my experience that when a fellow has that half knowledge he finds it's the other half which would really come in handy. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#62. There's no easier way to cure foolishness than to give a man leave to be foolish. And the only way to show a fellow that he's chosen the wrong business is to let him try it. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#63. Consider carefully before you say a hard word to a man, but never let a chance to say a good one go by. Praise judiciously bestowed is money invested. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#64. when you have been in business as long as I have you will be inclined to put a pretty high value on loyalty. It is the one commodity that hasn't any market value, and it's the one that you can't pay too much for. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#65. There is one excuse for every mistake a man can make, but only one. When a fellow makes the same mistake twice he's got to throw up both hands and own up to carelessness or cussedness. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#66. The solution to our energy needs must go through a show of respect for nature, not, once again, a policy that does violence to our hills. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#67. Never ask a man what he knows, but what he can do. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#68. You've got to preach short sermons to catch sinners. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#69. True love is not only blind, but too gallant to ask a lady's age. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#70. Beginning before you know what you want to say and keeping on after you have said it lands a merchant in a lawsuit or the poorhouse, and the first is a shortcut to the second. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#71. Poverty never spoils a good man, but prosperity often does. It's easy to stand hard times, because that's the only thing you can do, but in good times the fool-killer has to do night work. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#72. Were we all one body, we should lose the tremendous stimulation that comes from the present arrangement, and I fear that our uniformity would become the uniformity of death and the tomb. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#73. the only way to show a fellow that he's chosen the wrong business is to let him try it. If it really is the wrong thing you won't have to argue with him to quit, and if it isn't you haven't any right to. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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#74. In all your dealings, remember that today is your opportunity; tomorrow some other fellow's. - Author: George Horace Lorimer
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