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The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances.

Martha Washington

I live a very dull life here, indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.

Martha Washington

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance, is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Washington

We carry the seeds of happiness with us wherever we go.

Martha Washington

Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.

Martha Washington

I am again fairly settled down to the pleasant duties of an old fashioned Virginia house-keeper, steady as a clock, busy as a bee, and as cheerful as a cricket.

Martha Washington

He didn't get all of those injuries from a fall.

Martha Washington

I am fond of only what comes from the heart.

Martha Washington

I have seen too much of the vanity of human affairs, to expect felicity from the splendid scenes of public life.

Martha Washington

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

There are few people who can manage more than their own business.

Martha Washington

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Practice makes perfect.

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Take away love and our earth is a tomb.

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Change yourself, change your fortunes.

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Man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.

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Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

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You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

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All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.

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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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Success leaves clues.

Jim Rohn

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.

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Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused.

Unknown

If you know peace, then you thrive , if you know contentment, then you are rich.

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Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

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Sometimes you gotta say, What the fuck.

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It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.

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Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately.

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Rosebud.

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In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

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The best way to predict the future is to create it.

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Action without study is fatal. Study without action is fatal. Mary Beard Actions speak louder than words.

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

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You can observe a lot just by watching.

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Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

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No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love ?

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Hearts will never be practical until they are made unbreakable.

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Press forsake! Go ahead and press 'forsake now' !

Taako

Love is like a mountain, hard to climb, but once you get to the top the view is beautiful.

Daniel Monroe Tuttle

All of the subjects that I've chosen have had to do with isolation. ... The whole idea of [people] gathering ... doesn't really appeal to me.

Glenn Gould

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

Isaac Newton

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

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Hey, Bud, lets party !

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Almost any idea is good if a man has ability and is willing to work hard. The best idea is worthless if the creator is a loafer and ineffective.

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Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.

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Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

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Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.

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Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.

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Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends and relatives.

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A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

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Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better.

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The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

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You can not shake hands with a clenched fist.

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The world is more malleable than you think and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.

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There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.

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Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.

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There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

Anonymous

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

How often we fail to realize our good fortune in living in a country where happiness is more than a lack of tragedy.

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Mama, face it. I was the slut of all time.

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What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

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The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

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You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

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Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

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Mightier far than strength of nerve or sinew, or the sway of magic potent over sun and star, is love.

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We love because it's the only true adventure.

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The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

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The show must go on.

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The road to success is always under construction.

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Believe in yourself.

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It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt.

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You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

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Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

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The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

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