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You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

Beverly Sills

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With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.

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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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Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

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Build a dream and the dream will build you.

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Unattributed

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Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.

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Unknown

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

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When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

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Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

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Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

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Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

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Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have, it depends solely upon what you think.

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Would you like to play a game ?

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Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

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The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

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Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

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Who so loves believes the impossible.

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If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

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Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

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You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

Unattributed

Censure is often useful, praise often deceitful.

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When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

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He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

Anonymous

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

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The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

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You only get out what you put in.

Unknown

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I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I'd rather remember it as it was at it's best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived

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Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

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Life's most soothing things are a child's goodnight and sweet music.

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Adversity is the diamond dust that heaven polishes its jewels with.

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We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

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True love is when your heart and your mind are saying the same thing.

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

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Captain, it is I, Ensign Pulver, and I just threw your stinking palm tree overboard. Now, what's all this crud about no movie tonight ?

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Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.

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The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

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Unattributed

No one became poor by giving alms.

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The truth is more important than the facts.

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Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.

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

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If the student thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better student. If the lawyer thinks he is the spirit, he will be a better lawyer, and so on.

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Love is like the wild rose-briar. Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly ?

Emily Bronte

Man is a ladder placed on the earth and the top of it touches heaven. And all his movements and doings and words leave traces in the upper world.

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Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

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Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

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