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You are what you repeatedly do. Excellence is not an event - it is a habit.


Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.


Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion


It is possible to fail in many ways while to succeed is possible only in one way.


Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave by performing brave ones.


Nature does nothing uselessly.


Happiness is a state of activity.


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.


Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.


In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.


He who has never learned to obey can not be a good commander.


To give away money is an easy matter and in any mans power. But to decide to whom to give it, and how large, and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in any mans power nor an easy matter


What is a friend ? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.


Wicked men obey from fear, good men, from love.


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.


In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action


Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.


We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.


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If they move, kill ' em.

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

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The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.


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Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

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


Funny like I'm a clown ? I amuse you ?

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What hump ?

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One lie ruins a thousand truths.

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First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

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Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

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Each person born into this world represents something new, something that never existed before, something original and unique.

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Our love is here to stay.

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Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

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Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.

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In my case, self-absorption is completely justified. I have never discovered any other subject so worthy of my attention.

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Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.


Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

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Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

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Insist on yourself, never imitate. Every great man is unique.

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Do it now !

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It's showtime !

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