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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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People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.

John C. Maxwell

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

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When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

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

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Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.

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Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

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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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Discontent is the source of all trouble, but also of all progress, in individuals and nations.

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

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Do first things first, and second things not at all.

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If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.

Unknown

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One way to become enthusiastic is to look for the plus sign. To make progress in any difficult situation, you have to start with what's right about it and build on that.

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Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.

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Whenever you find whole world against you just turn around and lead the world.

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The unexamined life is not worth living.

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

Abraham Lincoln

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

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Be the change you want to see in the world Ghandi Be useful where thou livest.

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Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration

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If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

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Give all to love; obey thy heart.

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I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

We are stripped of every attribute of freedom and eligibility for legal self defence. Our property may be plundered before our eyes, violence may be committed on our persons, even our lives may be taken away, and there is none to regard our complaints. We are denationalized; we are disfranchised.

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God does not care about our mathematical difficulties. He integrates empirically.

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You have the power to think what you want. No matter what the circumstance.

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Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

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To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

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An avoidance of true communication is tantamount to a relinquishment of my self- being , if I withdraw from it I am betraying not only the other but myself.

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Attitude determines altitude.

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We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives.

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Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.

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Houston, we have a problem.

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Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.

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Yes, you can be a dreamer and a doer too, if you will remove one word from your vocabulary : impossible.

Robert H. Schuller

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.

Emily Dickinson

No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

Hebrew Proverb

Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching

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Love, a temporary insanity, curable by marriage.

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

Unknown

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We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

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Never complain about what you permit.

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The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.

John Ruskin

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

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Can you dig it ?

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Love is blind, friendship closes its eyes.

Anonymous

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insolvuble problems.

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If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.

Thomas Edison

All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.

Swami Vivekananda

Somebody stop me !

Stanley Ipkiss, The Mask (1994)

It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.

Henry Ward Beecher

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world. There is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.

George Catlin

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

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Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.

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Action is the antidote to despair.

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Watch people do their most common actions, these are indeed the things that will tell you the real character of a great person.

Swami Vivekananda

The only guide to man is his conscience , the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations, but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honor.

Winston Churchill

Synergy is everywhere in nature. If you plant two plants close together, the roots commingle and improve the quality of soil so that both plants will grow better than if they were separated. If you put two pieces of wood together, they will hold much more weight than the total of the weight held by each separately. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. One plus one equals three or more.

Stephen Covey

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

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There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

Kahlil Gibran

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

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A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.

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Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac... It's in the hole ! It's in the hole ! It's in the hole !

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You don't use a hammer to tighten a screw.

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

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Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

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Love reckons hours for months, and days for years, and every little absence is an age.

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Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

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You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say, We did it ourselves.

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Mary MacCracken

As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.

Albert Einstein

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value.

Dennis Waitley

All men are created equal. Government by consent of the governed. Give me liberty or give me death. And those are not just clever words, and those are not just empty theories.

Lyndon Johnson

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

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Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.

Yogi Berra