It was neither preaching nor praying that made a better man of me, but one or two people who believed in me better than I deserved, and I hated to disappoint them.
For out of the eyes of every stranger looks either a friend or an enemy, waiting to be known.
When a man ain’t got no ideas of his own, he’d ought to be kind o’ careful who he borrows ’em from.
When you can’t have what you choose, you just choose what you have.
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