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Go to the people. Learn from them. Live with them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have. The best of leaders when the job is done, when the task is accomplished, the people will say we have done it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, loving someone deeply gives you courage.

Lao Tzu

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

Lao Tzu

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

Lao Tzu

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Well, nobody's perfect.

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Anonymous

They say you were shot in the tabloids.

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Anonymous

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Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

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Goodness, what beautiful diamonds !

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Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into !

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What do you feel like doing tonight ?

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

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You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

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Wisdom is knowing what to do next.

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No pain, No gain.

Unknown

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I was never tired of listening to his wisdom or imparting my own.

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To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

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

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In imagination, there's no limitation.

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What really matters is what you do with what you have.

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One cannot think crooked and walk straight.

Anonymous

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.

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He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

Anonymous

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.

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If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.

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

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