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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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In love beggar and king are equal.

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I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot. Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain.

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Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.

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The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.

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Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

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Love understands all languages.

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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it's time to pause and reflect.

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Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

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

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Success leaves clues.

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Nuptial love makes mankind, friendly love perfects it, but wanton love corrupts and debases it.

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The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.

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Keys to success : Research your ideas, plan for success, expect success, and just do it.

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Do you like scary movies ?

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The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.

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Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast.

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What hump ?

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The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.

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Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

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Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

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Roses are red, Violets are blue, I'm schizophrenic, and so am I.

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There's no abiding success without commitment.

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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

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After all, tomorrow is another day !

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Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it , they feel it, they experience it before they actually do it. They began with the end in mind. You can do it in every area of your life. Before performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone''. Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you.

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As a writer, I tell stories and people give me money. Then financial planners tell me stories, and I give them money.

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Beware when the great God lets loose a thinker on this planet.

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Truth is nobody's property, no race, no individual can lay any exclusive claim to it. Truth is the nature of all souls.

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A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.

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First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.

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Believe that you are bigger than your difficulties, for you are, indeed.

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Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

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Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

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The only gift is a portion of thyself.

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When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

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There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

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Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition.

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Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.

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The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

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Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.

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It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

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A boy's best friend is his mother.

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Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

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No man ever became great without many and great mistakes.

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My principal business is giving commercial value to the brilliant - but misdirected - ideas of others.

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Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

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If you keep saying things are going to be bad, you have a chance of being a prophet.

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The wisest mind has something yet to learn.

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A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All power is within you. You can do anything and everything. Believe in that. Do not believe that you are weak, do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. Stand up and express the divinity within you. Truth is eternal.

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