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Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day.

Anton Chekhov

Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.

Anton Chekhov

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Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.

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Kindness is always fashionable.

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Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

Unknown

Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

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There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.

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A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

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Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

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Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

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I cannot stand little notes on my pillow ! We are all out of cornflakes,

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The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

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Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.

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Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

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What do they think I am, dumb or something ? Why, I make more money than Calvin Coolidge ! Put together !

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

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Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

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There is no remedy for love but to love more.

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The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

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Eddie, you're a born loser.

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There go the people. I must follow them for I am their leader.

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Pay no attention to what the critics say , no statue has ever been erected to a critic.

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I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

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A person starts to live when he can live outside himself.

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Can you dig it ?

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The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.

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What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

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A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

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When you wholeheartedly adopt a 'with all your heart' attitude and go all out with the positive principle, you can do incredible things.

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Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

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Go as far as you can see and when you get there, you will always be able to see farther.

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Obstacles are great incentives.

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Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still - - real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and beloved forever. How green was my valley then.

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The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.

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To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself : First, what could I do ? Second, what could I read ? And third, who could I ask ?

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There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.

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A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

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I am poor and naked but I am the chief of a nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

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Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

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Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.

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For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

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Imagination is more important than knowledge.

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I'm going to stop procrastinating once I get around to it.

Anonymous

You know when you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

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Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

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Life is what you make it.

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If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.

Anonymous

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time.

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I never worry about action, but only about inaction.

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Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

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The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

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And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

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When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

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When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

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Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

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Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

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My life is my message.

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As if !

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The heart is wiser than the intellect.

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Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

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Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

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The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Unknown

Action may not always bring happiness , but there is no happiness without action.

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The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.

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In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

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No man is happy who does not think himself so.

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When a man comes to a conscious vital realization of those great spiritual forces within himself and begins to use those forces in science, in business, and in life, his progress in the future will be unparalleled.

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I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

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If we are to achieve results never before accomplished, we must expect to employ methods never before attempted.

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On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

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If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.

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All work is empty save when there is love.

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After all is said and done, there is usually more said than done.

Anonymous

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.

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It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.

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If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown