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

Karl Kraus

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O my's like a red, red rose. That's newly sprung in June, O my's like the melodie. That's sweetly play'd in tune.

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Busier than a cat covering up shit on a tile floor!

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How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

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An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

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In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

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We always strive after what is forbidden, and desire the things refused us.

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Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value.

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Love cures people, both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.

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He who treads the path of love walks a thousand meters as if it were only one.

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All work is empty save when there is love.

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Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

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The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

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Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father.

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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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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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Why is it that we spend so much of our time preparing for when we can do what we want, instead of just doing what we want right now.

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More than kisses, letters mingle souls.

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Love like there is no tomorrow.

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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

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Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

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Don't hide your light under a bushel.

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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

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Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.

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A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.

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Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

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You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

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You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help him find it within himself.

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Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.

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Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them ?

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Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

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Hey, lady !

Herbert H. Heebert, The Ladies Man (1961)

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept only one. They promised to take our land, and they did.

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Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

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Only after you challenge your biases and stereotypes -- what Francis Bacon called the 'idols which beset men's minds' --can you help others do the same.

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One sure-fire way to stay creative force yourself to learn something new.

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We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.

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I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or catholics.

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Only in his own way and not in any other can the one who strives perfect himself. He who lays hold of the rung of his companion and lets go of his own rung, through him neither the one nor the other will be realized.

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You're tearing me apart !

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The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.

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The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

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Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in ; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day ; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be cumbered with your old nonsense.

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Oh, yeah, woody ! I've known that guy my whole life: Two days.

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Tolerance can lead to learning something.

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We'll always have Paris.

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You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

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Love is not love until love's vulnerable.

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Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

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Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.

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We reap what we sow - we are the makers of our own fate. The wind is blowing, those vessels whose sails are unfurled catch it, and go forward on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind ? We make our own destiny.

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All paths lead nowhere, so it is important to choose a path that has heart.

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There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.

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Each human organism is conceived with a potential for becoming a complete human being -- as a seed contains the potential for becoming a complete plant. But his becoming may be completed in an infinite variety of ways.

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

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Made it, Ma! Top of the world!

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Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

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One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

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It is astonishing how little one feels alone when one loves.

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Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

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Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illumines it.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Our only security is in our ability to change.

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This is nothing !

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I believe that the science of chemistry alone almost proves the existence of an intelligent creator.

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The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

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I know that I will die laughing.

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Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

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I'll remember you, honey. You're the one that got away.

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Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

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Love reminds you that nothing else matters.

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Your belief determines your action and your action determines your results, but first you have to believe.

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I'm going to take a bath.

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Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

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

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There is nothing to fear, but fear itself.

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Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.

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Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

Love as much as you can from wherever you are.

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Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.

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