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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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Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.

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Every day in every way I am getting better and better.

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If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

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Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

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Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

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Begin with the end in mind.

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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

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There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.

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The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

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The aims and ideals that move us are generated by imagination. But they are not made out of imaginary stuff. They are made out of the hard stuff of the world of physical and social experience.

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

Anonymous

You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

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Give all to love; obey thy heart.

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All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

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All work is empty save when there is love.

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Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.

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Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

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I can levitate birds, but nobody cares.

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There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

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

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The man who has no imagination has no wings.

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An Indian's dress of deer skins, which is wet a hundred times upon his back, dries soft; and his lodge also, which stands in the rains, and even through the severity of winter, is taken down as soft and as clean as when it was first put up.

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The life which is unexamined is not worth living

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Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

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The person we believe ourselves to be will always act in a manner consistent with our self-image.

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Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness , it is generally the by- product of other activities.

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The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.

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In each man there is a priceless treasure that is in no other. Every man's foremost task is the actualization of his unique, unprecedented and never-recurring potentialities, and not the repetition of something that another, and be it even the greatest, has already achieved.

Martin Buber

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

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Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.

Stephen Covey

I love you for what you are, but I love you yet more for what you are going to be. I love you not so much for your realities as for your ideals. I pray for your desires that they may be great, rather than for your satisfactions, which may be so hazardously little. You are going forward toward something great. I am on the way with you, and therefore I love you.

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If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

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The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want at the moment.

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Work spares us from three evils boredom, vice, and need.

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When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

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I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.

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is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

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You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

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Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns !

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The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Instill great values in your children today and your grandchildren will prosper tomorrow.

Christy Borgeld

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Talent does you no good unless it's recognized by someone else.

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He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.

Chinese Proverb

I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day , I'd rather have one walk beside me than merely point the way.

David O. McKay

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

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There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

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Failing to plan is planning to fail.

Unknown

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Hard work pays off.

Unknown

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Anonymous

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

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Open the pod bay doors,

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When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

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Only those who do nothing at all make no mistakes but that would be a mistake.

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Warriors, come out to play !

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The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

Anonymous

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The best leader brings out the best in those he has stewardship over.

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Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

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If you can't do it today, what makes you think you can do it tomorrow.

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Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

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Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

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