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General George S. Patton

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Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

General George S. Patton

If a man does his best, what else is there ?

General George S. Patton

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

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It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

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Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.

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We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

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Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends.

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Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

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There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.

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The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

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People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in the world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.

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We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

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The hottest love has the coldest end.

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I love you - those three words have my life in them.

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If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

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To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

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Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

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Every hero becomes a bore at last.

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A man builds a fine house ; and now he has a master, and a task for life ; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

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Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

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If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.

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I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

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Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

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Let those love now who never loved before. Let those who always loved, now love the more.

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Don't sweat the small stuff.

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Resentment or grudges do no harm to the person against whom you hold these feelings but every day and every night of your life, they are eating at you.

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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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With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

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Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

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

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Reach for the stars.

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Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

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You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

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There are two things to aim at in life , first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second.

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Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

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The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with.

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No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.

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The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

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Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

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Never give in -- never, never, never, never.

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The best way out is always through.

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The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.

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If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.

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The ancestor of every action is a thought.

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Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.

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A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

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