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Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

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The unexamined life is not worth living.

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Practice makes perfect.

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Remove failure as an option.

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A woman who is loved always has success.

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A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

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Kindness is always fashionable.

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Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.

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Experience is the best teacher.

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Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.

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You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

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Anonymous

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You don't just stumble into the future you create your own future.

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No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

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Its so hard when contemplated in advance, and so easy when you do it.

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It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work.

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We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.

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My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

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It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.

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Well done is better than well said.

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It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.

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Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the the universe.

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What comes from the heart, touches the heart.

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When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

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The show must go on.

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Find the good -- and praise it.

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Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self-interest.

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An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

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Let him that would move the world first move himself.

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Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahil Gibran

Anyone who thinks the sky is the limit, has limited imagination.

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Where there is love there is life.

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A simple I love you means more than money.

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Love is the enchanted dawn of every heart.

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The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

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Love that is true never grows old.

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Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.

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Bad news, compadres, this place is magic as hell.

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

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Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

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

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There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

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Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

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Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.

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

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Having all the money in the world isn't much good if you can hardly get out of bed in the morning to enjoy it

Unknown

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.

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Use what talent you possess, the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

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I maintained my edge by always being a student, you will always have something new to learn.

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As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

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We must be the change we wish to see.

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I am the captain of my soul.

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My parents told me that I could do and be anything I really wanted. I believed them.

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

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As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

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