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“A young person, to achieve, must first get out of his mind any notion either of the ease or rapidity of success. Nothing ever just happens in this world.”

“Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.”

“Deceit is the false road to happiness; and all the joys we travel through to vice, like fairy banquets, vanish when we touch them.”

“Find your place and hold it: find your work and do it. And put everything you've got into it.”

“God didn't miss any of us.”

“I am in awe of the things you've been put through and the fact you can still light up a room when you walk in. When I look at you I see life. I see joy. I see my future.”

“It is the growth of advertising in this country which, more than any single element, has brought the American magazine to its present enviable position in points of literary, illustrative and mechanical excellence.”

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“Make the world a bit better or more beautiful because you have lived in it.”

“The American advertiser has made the superior American magazine of today possible.”

“The fact must never be forgotten that no magazine publisher in the United States could give what it is giving to the reader each month if it were not for the revenue which the advertiser brings the magazine.”

“The making of money, the accumulation of material power, is not all there is to living...and the man who misses this truth misses the greatest joy and satisfaction that can come into his life – service for others.”

“The price of success: hard work, patience, and a few sacrifices.”

“The soul of the slave, the soul of the 'little man', is as dear to me as the soul of the great.”

“Well why not a technology of joy, of happiness?”

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“Whereas before he may have had a high sense of honour and truth, now he becomes shifty and uncertain.

Unwilling or unable to realize the difference between right from wrong, he will lie to you in the most open manner, and even persuade himself that falsity to truth is nothing to be ashamed of.

In the same way he may try to believe that the impurity which he has allowed to enter his thoughts is a matter for which he has not the slightest occasion to blush.

In a word, he is losing his moral eyesight.”

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