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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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The list is an absolute good. The list is life.

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The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

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If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

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It's good to be the king !

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

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For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Judy Garland

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Adventure is worthwhile.

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There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

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It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

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You talkin to me ?

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Advice is seldom welcome , and those who want it the most always like it the least.

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Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost, the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.

Anonymous

Love talked about can be easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible.

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Yesterday is but a dream, tomorrow but a vision. But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day.

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The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

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Sometimes, all you need to invent something is a good imagination and a pile of junk.

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Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.

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We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Charles Kingsley

You are what you think you are.

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Don't water your weeds.

Harvey Mackay

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Jim Rohn

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

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We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

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Bertrand Russell

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What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

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Albert Einstein

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Norman Vincent Peale

Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.

Rosalind Russell

Change yourself, change your fortunes.

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There's no such thing as not enough time if you're doing what you want to do.

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The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

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What hump ?

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Oh, Moses, Moses, you stubborn, splendid, adorable fool !

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Live with passion !

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Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

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Nurses dispense comfort, compassion, and caring without even a prescription.

Val Saintsbury

True love never lives happily ever after. True love has no ending.

K. Knight

It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.

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One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I find it too confining.

Lily Tomlin

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.

Tom Joad, The Grapes Of Wrath (1940)

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

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Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

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There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

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Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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

Jim Croce

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

Anthony Robbins

The calla lilies are in bloom again.

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If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

Did my heart love'til now ? Foreswear its sight, for I never saw true beauty'til this night.

William Shakespeare

World is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.

Swami Vivekananda

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Abraham Maslow

The only true gift is a portion of yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.

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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln

Winning isn't everything , it's the only thing.

Vince Lombardi

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Jiddu Krishnamurti

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

Thomas Edison

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

There is time for everything.

Thomas Edison

Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

Mars Blackmon, She's Gotta Have It (1986)

For Love is Immortality.

Emily Dickinson

Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

Danny Kaye

You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, and they had years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce ? The cuckoo clock.

Harry Lime, The Third Man (1949)

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Abraham Lincoln

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Hubert Bonner

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Proverb

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.

Robert A. Heinlein

The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

Channing Pollock

Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Jane. Tarzan. Jane. Tarzan.

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All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word freedom , justice , honor , duty , mercy , hope.

Winston Churchill

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

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Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.

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Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Stephen A. Brennan

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

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