To many, total abstinence is easier than perfect moderation. [Sometimes it’s easier to avoid something completely than to do it in moderation. Some alcoholics can quit drinking, but very few alcoholics can drink in moderation.] – St. Augustine

No man will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or to get all the credit for doing it.[In most undertakings, you should be willing to share both the duties and the credit with others.] – Andrew Carnegie

As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand. – [There’s not much truth out there in the world–and there’s even less of a demand for it. Even though truth is rare, there’s still more of it than people want.] – Josh Billings

People have the illusion that all over the world, all the time, all kinds of fantastic things are happening; when in fact, over most of the world, most of the time, nothing is happening. [The public promotes the illusion that the world is filled with interesting occurrences.] – David Brinkley

Success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan. [When something succeeds, many people take credit for it; but when something fails, people tend to do the opposite.] – American Proverb

Liken what you wish people to accept to something they already believe. [If you want to present a new idea to people, find some way to associate it with an idea that they already believe.] – Dale Carnegie

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