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John WoodenYou can’t live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.

—  John Wooden, 1910-2010, American basketball coach

H.L. MenckenNever let your inferiors do you a favor - it will be extremely costly.

—  H.L. Mencken, 1880-1956, American columnist & cultural critic

CiceroWhat kind of favour is it to abstain from doing evil?

—  Cicero, 106-43 BC, Roman orator & statesman

William BlakeHe who would do good to another must do it in minute particulars.

—  William Blake, 1757-1827, English poet & painter

La RochefoucauldGratitude is the lively expectation of favours yet to come.

—  La Rochefoucauld, 1613-1680, French writer

Martin Luther KingThe art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.

—  Martin Luther King, 1929-1968, American leader in the Civil Rights Movement


Ancient Greek

EpicurusIt is futile to pray to the gods for that which one has the power to obtain by himself.

Μάταιόν εστι παρά θεών αιτείσθαι ά τις εαυτώ χορηγήσαι ικανός εστι.

—  Epicurus, 341-270 BC, Ancient Greek philosopher

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Proverbs

Chinese proverbFirst time is a favor, second time is a rule.

—  Chinese proverb

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American proverbThere ain't no such thing as a free lunch.

—  American proverb

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