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H. Jackson Brown, Jr. quotes (37)

Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep.
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Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
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Choose your life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery.
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Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
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Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.
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I never expect to lose. Even when I'm the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech.
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If someone offers you a breath mint, accept it.
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If you're doing your best, you won't have any time to worry about failure.
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In business or in life, don't follow the wagon tracks too closely.
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Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
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Life doesn't require that we be the best, only that we try our best.
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Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.
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Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.
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Luck marches with those who give their very best.
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Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
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Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.
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Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
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Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
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Oh, the difference between nearly right and exactly right.
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Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor.
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Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
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People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
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Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.
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Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.
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Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.
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Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
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Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get.
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Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.
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The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.
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Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
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We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
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When you are angry or frustrated, what comes out? Whatever it is, it's a good indication of what you're made of.
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When you have nothing important or interesting to say, don't let anyone persuade you to say it.
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You can always tell when a man's well informed. His views are pretty much like your own.
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You can't hire someone to practice for you.
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You either make dust or eat dust.
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You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.
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