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The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.

Cornelius Nepos

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Never say more than is necessary.

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At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

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Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

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Hi-Yo, Silver !

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Nothing happens unless first we dream.

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There is time for everything.

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When the going gets tough the tough get going.

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I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

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Opportunity does not knock ; it presents itself when you beat down the door. -

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After all, tomorrow is another day !

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Life does not happen to us, it happens from us.

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The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

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Our love is here to stay.

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Shut up and deal.

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Good morning, Vietnam !

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Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

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No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

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Where there is love there is life.

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Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

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Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice.

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Act or accept.

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There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

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Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor.

John Milton

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