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There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes Jr.

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The ancestor of every action is a thought.

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

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I arise from dreams of thee in the first sweet sleep of night, when the winds are breathing low, and the stars are shining bright.

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There are no perfect human beings ! My personal judgments are that no perfect human being is possible or even conceivable, but that human beings are far more improvable than most people believe.

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I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

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When our actions do not, our fears make us traitors.

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Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

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Where old age is evil, youth can learn no good.

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Every artist was first an amateur.

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Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives : where we focus our attention.

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Make the second effort your second nature.

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Unknown

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

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We all go a little mad sometimes.

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Your talent is god's gift to you.

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But were we burthen'd with like weight of pain, As much, or more, we should ourselves complain.

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The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

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Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

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One man with courage is a majority.

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There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

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Ability is sexless.

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Love means to love that which is unlovable, or it is no virtue at all.

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We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

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Men spend their lives in anticipations, in determining to be vastly happy at some period when they have time. But the present time has one advantage over every otherit is our own. Past opportunities are gone, future have not come. We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine , but if we defer the tasting of them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

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Change your thoughts, change your life.

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Anonymous

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, begin it now.

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Be the ball.

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

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Who's on first.

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While we pursue happiness, we flee from contentment.

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We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

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Well done is better than well said.

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There are two ways of meeting difficulties you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

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Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.

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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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I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

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A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

Henry David Thoreau

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That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I keep getting older, they stay the same age.

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When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

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