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One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'

Margaret Thatcher

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

Margaret Thatcher

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing , knowing that is it not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.

Margaret Thatcher

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

Margaret Thatcher

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you -- suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, "Well, I'll have a go, too''.

Margaret Thatcher

Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

Margaret Thatcher

Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.

Margaret Thatcher

If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

Platitudes ? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.

Margaret Thatcher

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

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Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

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It's kind of fun to do the impossible.

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The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

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Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

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No wire hangers, ever !

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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

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I am not a toy, I was made for soups, salads, maybe chili, and then the trash. Freedom !

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I am your number one fan.

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Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

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People who look down on other people don't end up being looked up to.

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That dirty, double-crossin' rat !

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

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People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.

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The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

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The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

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Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.

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I don't like your manners.

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Mr. Christian !

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I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

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If I were required to guess off-hand, and without collusion with higher minds, what is the bottom cause of the amazing material and intellectual advancement of the last fifty years, I should guess that it was the modern-born and previously non-existent disposition on the part of men to believe that a new idea can have value.

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The atmosphere of expectancy is the breeding ground for miracles.

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Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

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He who is afraid of asking is ashamed of learning.

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

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When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

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The loving are the daring.

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Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

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Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits.

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

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Most ball games are lost, not won.

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You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

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The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

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We are all in the gutter but some of us are looking at the stars.

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A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.

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The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

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There's a name for you ladies, but it isn't used in high society -- outside of a kennel.

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Success leaves clues.

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Bring out the gimp.

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Good morning, Vietnam !

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Be like a postage stamp. Stick to it until you get there.

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Open your ears before you open your mouth, it may surprise your eyes !

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We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations.

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