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I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton

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

George S. Patton

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

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Be grateful to the Man you help, think of him as god. Is it not a great privilege to be allowed to worship god by helping our fellow men ?

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In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

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Love is the only rational act.

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Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

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Love those who love you.

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I feel like a tiny bird with a big song !

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When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed', you find it simply means to follow through.

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Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

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Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character.

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Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.

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Without music, life would be a mistake.

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Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.

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

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

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Motivation is like food for the brain. You can not get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular refills.

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All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.

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Believe in yourself.

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There are many who's tongues might govern multitudes, if they could govern their tongues.

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Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

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Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply.

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We belong dead.

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Live life to the fullest.

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

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Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

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Good morning, Vietnam !

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It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

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Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

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It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

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Be like the turtle. If he didn't stick his neck out, he wouldn't get anywhere at all.

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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

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No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

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I'm king of the world !

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My experience has taught me that a man who has no vices has damned few virtues.

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

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Think about it, there must be higher love. Down in the heart or hidden in the stars above, without it, life is a wasted time. Look inside your heart, I'll look inside mine.

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The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.

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No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

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One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.

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You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

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The ready back gets all the loads.

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Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

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

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I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

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When were the good and the brave ever in a majority ?

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I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe Ive even loved you before I saw you.

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It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

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It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.

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Remove failure as an option.

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I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

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All love is sweet, given or returned.

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Luck is when opportunity knocks, and you answer.

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The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

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Let us strive on to finish the work we are in

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No one knows what he can do until he tries.

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Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

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When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

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How do you live ?

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Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.

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