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I think therefore I am

Rene Descartes

It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.

Rene Descartes

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First get rid of the delusion "I am the body", and then only can we want real knowledge.

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The only disability in life is a bad attitude.

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Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

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Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.

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Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.

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Anonymous

I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.

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