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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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All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

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The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

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

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Fathers are like a lighthouse when there is fog his children can always depend on seeing the light.

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Romance, like a ghost escapes touching, it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

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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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The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

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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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Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.

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The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.

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Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

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Hard work pays off.

Unknown

Follow the money.

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Volunteering is not a choice, it's a responsibility.

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Those who work at a thing with their whole heart receive help from god. For one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.

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Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

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I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.

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Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give the world your best anyway.

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I am resolved that I will not through my humility become the devil's attorney. I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.

Henry David Thoreau

Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

It may be all right to be content with what you have, never with what you are.

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There is more to life than increasing its speed.

Mahatma Gandhi

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission.

Charles A. Lindbergh

Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.

Albert Einstein

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

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Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength.

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Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

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Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

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A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

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Make no mistake, my friend, it takes more than money to make men rich.

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One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

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Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.

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The list is an absolute good. The list is life.

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Wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there.

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One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

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We didn't land on plymouth rock. Plymouth rock landed on us !

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What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.

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Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

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In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

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Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

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Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.

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Whatever happens, take responsibility !

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Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

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Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

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Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

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The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast.

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Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

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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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If you want to be creative in your company, your career, your life, all it takes is one easy stepthe extra one. When you encounter a familiar plan, you just ask one question '' What ELSE could we do ? ''

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A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

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There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

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Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

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What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

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He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.

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A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

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He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.

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What is strength without a double share of wisdom ?

John Milton

Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

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Difficulties, by bracing the mind to overcome them, assist cheerfulness, as exercise assists digestion.

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Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.

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Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!

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Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Victor Hugo

Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

Mark Twain

For love is heaven, and heaven is love.

Sir Walter Scott

First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

Swami Vivekananda

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

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The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

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This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Elementary, my dear Watson.

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Never complain about what you permit.

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All men dream, but unequally. Those that dream at night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake the next day to find that their dreams were just vanity. But those who dream during the day with their eyes wide open are dangerous men , they act out their dreams to make them reality.

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The last miracle I did was the 1969 Mets. Before that, I think you have to go back to the Red Sea.

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She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

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Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied.

Anonymous

A boy's best friend is his mother.

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Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

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The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.

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If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

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

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To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

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No man is wise enough by himself.

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Love is a moment that lasts forever.

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If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.

Unknown

Love is the universal thirst for a communion not merely of the senses, but of our whole nature.

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Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

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You are what you think about all day long.

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I am someone else when I'm with you, someone more like myself.

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If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

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Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.

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Fear nothing, for every renewed effort raises all former failures into lessons, all sins into experience.

Unknown

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

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Indecision is the seedling of fear.

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