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We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn't turn out, we modify it.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Concentration of wealth and power has been built upon other people's money, other people's business, other people's labor. Under this concentration, independent business has been a menace to American society.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Every time an artist dies, part of the vision of mankind passes with him.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own mind.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

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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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The path to success is to take massive, determined action.

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It's nice to be the best, but not when being the best brings out the worst in you.

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Flowing blood is proof that you're alive, if it's for the sake of those you love

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Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

Cloakroom Girl, Maudie Triplett (1932)

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Anonymous

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

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The secret to happiness is not in doing what one likes to do, but in liking what one has to do.

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Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

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When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, an end which was already but too easy to arrive at

Henry David Thoreau

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.

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Who so loves believes the impossible.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

Anne Frank

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly , what is essential is invisible to the eye.

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Never say die.

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Whatever you are be a good one.

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The heart is wiser than the intellect.

J.G. Holland

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Smile ! and the world will smile with you !

Unknown

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Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

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Who, being loved, is poor ?

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People with many interests live, not only longest, but happiest.

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What a dump.

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Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

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Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.

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I'm not here just to make a living, I'm here to make a difference.

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Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast.

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Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

Positive attitudes come in unlimited quantities. Everybody can have one free !

Harvey Mackay

Life is "trying things to see if they work"

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We have to go back to philosophy to treat things as they are. We are suffering from our own karma. It is not the fault of god. What we do is our own fault, nothing else. Why should god be blamed ?

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Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

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Don't wait for a funeral to pay a compliment. You may not make it in time.

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The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

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The only gift is a portion of thyself.

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It's showtime !

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The time is always right to do what is right.

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Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.

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Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.

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Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

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The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.

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Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

Without love our life is a, ship without a rudder, like a body without a soul.

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I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

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How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

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Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.

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If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.

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Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.

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Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

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If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

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Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?

Anonymous

Don't think it, ink it.

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The buck stops here.

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Science may have found a cure for most evils , but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.

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