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It is not good for all our wishes to be filled , through sickness we recognize the value of health, through evil, the value of good, through hunger, the value of food, through exertion, the value of rest.

Greek Proverb

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek Proverb

The measure of a man is what he does with power.

Greek Proverb

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

Greek Proverb

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek Proverb

The heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

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Martin Luther King Jr.

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Napoleon Hill

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Unattributed

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Jim Rohn

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Rollo May

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Matthew 5:43-45

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Albert Einstein

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Thomas Edward Lawrence

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Ba'al Shem Tov

Many hands make light work.

Proverb

It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

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Calvin Coolidge

Let us strive on to finish the work we are in

Abraham Lincoln

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

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George Bernard Shaw

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Rosalind Russell

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C. T. Davis

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

H. Jackson Brown

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Douglas Jerrold

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

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Robert Half

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Anthony Robbins

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Dale Carnegie

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Percy Bysshe Shelley

Success is the proper utilization of failure.

Anonymous

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Abigail Van Buren

Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

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Confucius

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Chinese Proverb

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Unknown

Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

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Unknown

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Martin Luther King Jr.

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Anonymous

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Stephen Covey

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Ayn Rand

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Ben Sweetland

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Blackhawk

If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

Lou Holtz

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Henry J. Kaiser

The road to success is always under construction.

Unknown

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan