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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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Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.

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We mustn't let our passions destroy our dreams.


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If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.


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Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right.

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There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.


If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.

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I always try to turn my personal struggles into something helpful for others.

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Where there is great love, there are always wishes.

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Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

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When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

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To be able to say how much love, is love but little.


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The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.


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Stop makin noises like a husband.

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Wouldja do me a favor, Harry ? Drop dead !

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Success is the child of audacity.

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Show me the money !

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The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

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


The more alternatives, the more difficult the choice.

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Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.

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I've looked around enough to know that you're the one I want to go through time with.

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There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

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The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.

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You had me at hello.

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We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

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Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig

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It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference.

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The maxim "Nothing but perfection" may be spelled "Paralysis".

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Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.

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The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.


A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

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