Priority request: quote by Abraham Lincoln.
used to describe a situation in which people do not follow the usual rules of behavior and do things that are normally considered unfair -- merriam-webster.com
Request: Something my father used to say. Now I find myself repeating it to my own children
As spiritual students, we know thinking is overrated, but how much so?
Request: "said when there are too many people involved in trying to do the same thing, so that the final result will not be good" – dictionary.cambridge.org
Request: Recontextualization for single people.
Request: A proverb. I learned it the hard way.
Working hard has its nose to the grindstone and doesn't see the bigger picture.
‘He has all of the virtues I dislike, and none of the vices I admire.’ - Winston Churchill. (This quote calibrates at 490).
Attributed to motivational speaker Zig Ziglar.
The phrase is similar to other proverbs, such as "one good turn deserves another" and "you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours." The saying suggests that working together, two can accomplish what one can't. It can also connote the idea of graft and corruption -- waywordradio.com
Request: My grandpa's favorite saying. Never met him because he passed away in a car crash right before I was born.
An integrous boundary thing.
A more or less anonymous quote that is widely used to encourage people to have patience with things they are trying to accomplish instead of forcing it -- poemanalysis.com
Pretty good life advice.