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Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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The real test in golf and in life is not in keeping out of the rough, but in getting out after you are in.

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Do what you love and the money will follow

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All things come to those who wait, but when they come they're out of date.

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Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

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The entire law is summed up in a single command, Love your neighbor as yourself.

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The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth.

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Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.

John Kenneth Galbraith

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

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Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

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Positive anything is better than negative thinking.

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The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.

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Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

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Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

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The best things in life are free.

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When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.

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If this is a blessing, it is certainly very well disguised.

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When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

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To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.

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Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain !

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Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.

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I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

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He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

If you don't like something, change it, if you can't change it, change your attitude.

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I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Listen with regard when others talk. Give your time and energy to others, let others have their own way, do things for reasons other than furthering your own needs.

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Only the educated are free.

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Love is friendship set to music

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Mr. Christian !

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Love works a different way in different minds, the fool it enlightens and the wise it blinds.

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As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

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If you can't accept losing, you can't win.

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Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.

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Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

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The only way to have a friend is to be one.

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The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

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Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

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Ideas won't keep, something must be done about them.

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Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.

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All condemnation of others really condemns ourselves. Adjust the microcosm which is in your power to do and the macrocosm will adjust itself for you.

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Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.

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Attitude determines altitude.

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It is always your next move.

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Don't ever give up.

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Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves.

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