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

Francis Bacon

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.

Francis Bacon

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.

Francis Bacon

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Life is what you make it.

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Every sale has five basic obstacles : no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

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

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Never stop dreaming.

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If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

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Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

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Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live. Our friends and fellow-workers die off from us.

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Yesterday ended last night. Every day is a new beginning. Learn the skill of forgetting. And move on.

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One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

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Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving ; they make mistakes, but they do not quit.

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A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another.

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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

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The life which is unexamined is not worth living

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Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

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Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

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I have spread my dreams under your feet , Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

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Norman Vincent Peale

The best things in life are free.

Unknown

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Jim Rohn

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

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If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.

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He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

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Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.

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You only get out what you put in.

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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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Who is blind ? He who can see no other world. Who is dumb ? He who can say nothing pleasant about his lot. Who is poor ? He who is troubled with too many desires. Who is rich ? He who is happy with his lot.

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You can do what you want to do.

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Do what you love and the money will follow

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Above all to thine own self be true.

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If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

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

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Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

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Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

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No great man ever complains of want of opportunities.

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Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

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I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

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