The Greatest, The Best…

From the Cameron Collegian newspaper, November 25, 1942, p. 2:

  • The greatest sin – Fear
  • The best day –  Today
  • The best town – Where you succeed
  • The most agreeable companion – One who would not have you any different from what you are.
  • The great bore – One who will not come to the point.
  • A still greater bore – One who keeps talking after he has made his point.
  • The greatest deceiver – One who deceives himself.
  • The greatest invention of the devil – War.
  • The greatest secret of production – Saving waste.
  • The best work – What you like.
  • The best play – Work.
  • The greatest comfort – The knowledge that you have done your work well.
  • The greatest mistake – Giving up.
  • The most expensive indulgence – Hate.
  • The cheapest, stupidest, and easiest thing to do – Finding fault.
  • The greatest trouble maker – One who talks too much.
  • The greatest stumbling block – Egotism.
  • The most ridiculous asset – Pride.
  • The worst bankrupt – The soul that has lost its enthusiasm.
  • The cleverest man – One who always does what he thinks right.
  • The most dangerous person – A liar.
  • The most disagreeable person – The Complainer.
  • The best teacher – One who makes you want to learn.
  • The meanest feeling – Mad at another person’s success.
  • The greatest need – Common sense.
  • The greatest puzzle -Life.
  • The greatest mystery – Death.
  • The greatest thought – God.
  • The greatest thing, bar none, in all the world — Love!
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