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A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

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There is a time to let things happen, and a time to make things happen.

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Knowledge is proud that she knows so much , wisdom is humble that she knows no more.

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They alone live, who live for others.

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The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight. ...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

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Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

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Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.

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Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

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When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

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Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.

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

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Our minds are as different as our faces we are all traveling to one destination, happiness, but few are going by the same road.

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You are today where your thoughts have brought

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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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Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

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Love is the river of life in the world.

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When one door closes another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

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Commit yourself to a dream... Nobody who tries to do something great but fails is a total failure. Why ? Because he can always rest assured that he succeeded in life's most important battle -- he defeated the fear of trying.

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Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

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Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

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If you didn't know me, would you think I was a stranger ?

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Success is never ending, failure is never final.

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Ideas become powerful only if they appear in the flesh , an idea which does not lead to action by the individual and by groups remains at best a paragraph or a footnote in a book -- provided the idea is original and relevant. It is like a seed stored in a dry place. If the idea is to have influence, it must be put into the soil, and the soil is people and groups of people.

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The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

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A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

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It's always darkest before the dawn.

Unknown

He who stops being better stops being good.

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The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it open.

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Hatred stirreth up strifes, but love covereth all sins.

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Whatever it takes !

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Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration ?

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Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

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We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

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Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

Frank Lloyd Wright

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.

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Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

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The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.

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If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

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Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want.

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Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

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

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If we are going to teach 'creation science' as an alternative to evolution, then we should also teach the stork theory as an alternative to biological reproduction.

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A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron.

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You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

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I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

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

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Do or do not, there is no try.

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

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It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.

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The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.

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You could unwrap a Fudgesicle at the first light and never touch the brake lever till you threw away the stick.

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Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

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That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

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Pep without purpose is piffle.

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Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?

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Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.

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The best proof of love is trust.

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Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion

Aristotle

A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Karl Kraus

I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. . . . If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.

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The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.

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One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.

Albert Einstein

It is better to have loved and lost than to never have loved.

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Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world.

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is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

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When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.

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To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

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

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They're called boobs, Ed.

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You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

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When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.

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The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain.

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Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

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My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.

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Without a general an army is lost.

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From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

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We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

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The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

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Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.

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Live as if you were to die tomorrow , Learn as if you were to live forever.

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In life you can never be too kind or too fair ; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.

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To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.

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Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

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The life which is unexamined is not worth living

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Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.

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The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

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Don't let life discourage you , everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.

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And now here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

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God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.

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Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

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I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

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Rock and roll is the music of America, of youth, of rebellion, and of the common spirit that ties all that together.

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Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.

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The vedanta recognizes no sin, it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.

Swami Vivekananda

Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.

Unknown

I have not failed. I've just found ways that don't work

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If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.

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