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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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The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be.

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It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

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Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

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Shut up and deal.

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A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

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Love, two minds without a single thought.

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You're tearing me apart !

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The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

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Never discourage anyonewho continually makes progress, no matter how slow.

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No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

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A short saying often contains much wisdom.

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Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A wise man makes his own decisions , an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

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Never stop dreaming.

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You had me at "hello".

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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.

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The rare individual who honestly satisfies this heart-hunger ( praise ) will hold people in the palm of his hand, and even the undertaker will be sorry when he dies.

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And let it spring from love, born out of concern for all beings.

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I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.

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My love for you is a journey, starting at forever, and ending at never.

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Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

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The man who lives without conflict, who lives with beauty and love, is not frightened of death because to love is to die.

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Until a person can say deeply and honestly, "I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday'', that person can not say, "I choose otherwise''.

Stephen Covey

Ideas without action are worthless.

Harvey Mackay

In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

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If you mean to profit, learn to please.

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Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

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Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.

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

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This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.

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Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.

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Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

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I saw and loved.

Edward Gibbon

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

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A martini. Shaken, not stirred.

James Bond, Goldfinger (1964)

'Wake Me When It's Funny'

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Above all, beware of compromises. I do not mean that you are to get into antagonism with anybody, but you have to hold on to your own principles in weal or woe and never adjust them to others "fads" through the greed of getting supporters.

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We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

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Submit to love faithfully and it gives a person joy. It intoxicates, it envelops, it isolates. It creates fragrance in the air, ardour from coldness, it beautifies everything around it.

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Love doesn't just sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

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The brain and muscles must develop simultaneously. Iron nerves with an intelligent brain - and the whole world is at your feet.

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Act or accept.

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Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

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Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moments you reject all help, are you free. Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, and fear is wrong life.

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I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine.

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Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.

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A compliment is like a kiss through a veil.

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Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.

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Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark.

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He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

Results come from constantly applying what you know, not just knowing.

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Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.

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Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

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Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.

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Our life is what it is as a result of how we think.

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Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

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Enjoy each step, for in every moment there is something to learn.

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This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

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They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

Latin Proverb

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.

Norman Vincent Peale

I love great music and art, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

John Donne

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Bible

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing

Don't sweat the small stuff.

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Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

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Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

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You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

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This is a great fact : strength is life, weakness is death. Strength is felicity, life eternal, immortal , weakness is constant strain and misery, weakness is death.

Swami Vivekananda

Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.

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They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

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One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Albert Einstein

To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

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Your children will become what you are, so be what you want them to be.

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The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.

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Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.

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Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.

Goethe

God is merciful to those whom he sees struggling heart and soul for realization. But remain idle, without any struggle, and you will see that his grace will never come.

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He that would be a leader must be a bridge.

Welsh Proverb

I light my candle from their torches.

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Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon, everything's different.

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