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Marcel Proust

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

Marcel Proust

It is seldom indeed that one parts on good terms, because if one were on good terms one would not part.

Marcel Proust

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Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

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You think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.

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Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

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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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The art of choosing men is not nearly so difficult as the art of enabling those one has chosen to attain their full worth.

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To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

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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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To go fast, row slowly.

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If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

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Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

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One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus ; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.

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Nature never deceives us, it is we who deceive ourselves.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands -- your own.

Mark Victor Hansen

A simple I love you means more than money.

Frank Sinatra

Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

Winston Churchill

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The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

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Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

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Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

Rupert Pupkin, The King Of Comedy (1983)

As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.

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That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

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Till I loved, I never lived, enough.

Emily Dickinson

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.

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Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

Anna Christie, Anna Christie (1930)

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

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The harder I work, the luckier I get.

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The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.

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Greek Proverb

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The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

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Your self-beliefs either support or undermine you.

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It's showtime !

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There is no real excellence in all this world which can be separated from right living.

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We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

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What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

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No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities -- they're always there.

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I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

Thomas Jefferson

Hoke, you're my best friend.

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I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

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Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.

Aristotle

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

Ronald Reagan

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.

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It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe

Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.

Benjamin Disraeli

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I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair.

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Why is it that the more mistakes people make, the more paranoid they become about other people's mistakes ?

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I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.

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There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

William Shakespeare

Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.

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Great effort from great motives is the best definition of a happy life.

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He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

Unknown

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.

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Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.

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None of us will every accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.

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I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

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Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

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

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What can be said but not practiced is better not said. What can be practiced but not spoken of is better not done.

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Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

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The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

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It's always too soon to quit !

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Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them.

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

Ghanaian Proverb

It's not what happens to you, it's what you do about it that makes the difference.

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I love you - those three words have my life in them.

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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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Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

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True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

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Security is a kind of death.

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And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body, and be yet thankful.

Colossians 315