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Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

James F. Bymes

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If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

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That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

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The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.

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The course of true love never did run smooth.

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The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

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Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

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Admission of ignorance is often the first step in our education.

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Better never to have met you in my dream than to wake and reach for hands that are not there.

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Hi, Curly, kill anyone today ?

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Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them become what they are capable of becoming.

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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.

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One million dollars !

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We can not always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

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Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !

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It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

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Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

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It means a great deal to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you are doing is insignificant. Bishop

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True love can not be found where it truly does not exist, Nor can it be hidden where it truly does.

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Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Seize the day.

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Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

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A dream is simply reality waiting to happen.

John P. Strelecky

In Heaven the economy is run by the Germans, the French do the cooking, and the police are English. In Hell the economy is run by the French, the English do the cooking, and the police are German.

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Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems.

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A heart can be broken, but it keeps beating just the same.

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Within us all there are wells of thought and dynamos of energy which are not suspected until emergencies arise. Then oftentimes we find that it is comparatively simple to double or treble our former capacities and to amaze ourselves by the results achieved. Quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly achieve them.

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I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

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I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Religion is being and becoming. Religion is the manifestation of the divinity already in man.

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Something happened to me. It was the sweetest thing that ever could be. It was a fantasy a dream come true, it was the day I met you !

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Love, the irresistable desire to be irresistibly desired.

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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

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Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.

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Can you dig it ?

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The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

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Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

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With vision, every person, organization and country can flourish. The Bible says, 'Without vision we perish.

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You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

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Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

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Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.

J.M. Barrie

I love you - those three words have my life in them.

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Fiddle-dee-dee.

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

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The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

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Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.

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Bad friends prevent you from having good friends.

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Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.

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Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

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To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

Mark Twain

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

Every time we open our mouths, men look into our minds.

Anonymous

If one advances confidently in the direction of their goals and endeavors to live the life that they have imagined, they'll meet with success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

The tapas and the other hard yogas that were practiced in other yugas do not work now. What is needed in this yuga is giving, helping others. Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda

Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch !

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It's a Sicilian message. It means Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes.

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Great men are not always wise.

Job 329

You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in a spirit of love.

Henry Drummond

The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking, the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Albert Einstein

The important thing is this, to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are, for what we could become.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

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You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you.

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What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

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You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.

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I deal with the obvious. I present, reiterate and glorify the obvious -- because the obvious is what people need to be told.

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My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

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The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

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Union gives strength.

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People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

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Bitterness imprisons life, love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life, love empowers it. Bitterness sours life, love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life, love heals it. Bitterness blinds life, love anoints it's eyes.

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Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.

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A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

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

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If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

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

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Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don't have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

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You're as old as you behave.

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I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.

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You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration.

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We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

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When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

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Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

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