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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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Truth fears no questions.

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Be all you can be.

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Ideas without action are worthless.

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If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

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Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

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In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

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Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.

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Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.

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Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

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Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

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Hard work pays off.

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The time is always right to do what is right.

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They will rise highest who strive for the highest place.

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What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

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Live Well... Laugh Often... Love Much.

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As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

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Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

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Nothing succeeds like success.

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That'll do, pig. That'll do.

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Some make it happen, some watch it happen, and some say, What happened ?

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I love you, I am at rest with you, I have come home.

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Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

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It is not length of life, but depth of life.

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Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

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Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

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Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

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Don't ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.

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Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

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If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

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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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Love is a hole in the heart.

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He who has great power should use it lightly.

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