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Comment#  ·   Fair (55 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (45 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Thought precedes action, action does not always precede thought.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (76 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To buy happiness is to sell soul.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (70 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To hit bottom is to fall from grace.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (70 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We may not always get what we want, but surely we will get what we deserve.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (112 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When all is lost, ask the I.R.S. -- they'll find something.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (39 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Don't think, just do.

Reiko Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (140 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I want what I want when I want it!

Roy Horton, (at age six), in Success and Failure and Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·   Fair (239 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you have a bowl of apples and you eat the best ones first, then you have only the best ones left.

Shelly Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The more you wrestle with a turd, the more shit gets on you.

Shelly Horton, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (339 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

Elbert Hubbard, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (223 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.

Victor Hugo, in Success and Failure and War and Peace

Comment#  ·   Fair (201 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.

Hubert Humphrey, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (2972 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

With love and patience, nothing is impossible.

Daisaku Ikeda, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (16 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Anthony's Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll into the least accessible corner of the workshop.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (29 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Any small object that is accidentally dropped will hide under a larger object.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (36 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Any time things appear to be going better, you have overlooked something.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (18 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Any time you think you have influence, try ordering around someone else's dog.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (29 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Anyone who uses the phrase "easy as taking candy from a baby" has never tried taking candy from a baby.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (28 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Blessed are the meek for they shall inhibit the earth.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

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