Vice and Virtue
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Paradise is exactly like where you are right now... only much, much better.
It is not what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.
Be nice to people on your way up because you'll need them on your way down.
As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.
Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.
It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
Yield to temptation -- it may not pass your way again.
I've never met a healthy person who worried much about his health or a good person who worried much about his soul.
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him, he must regard himself as greater than he is.
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.
He that leaveth nothing to Chance will do few things ill, but he will do few things.
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
'Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it.