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Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.

Democritus

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Find the good -- and praise it.

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Vegas, baby.

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God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

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Love that is true never grows old.

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Fortune and love favor the brave.

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I'll be back.

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Let him that would move the world first move himself.

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Inch by inch, it's a cinch.

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The past does not equal the future.

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You're good, you're very good.

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As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.

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