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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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That'll do, pig. That'll do.

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Get away from her, you bitch !

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To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

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One can be a soldier without dying, and a lover without sighing.

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You're tearing me apart !

Jim Stark, Rebel Without Cause (1955)

The test is to recognize the mistake, admit it and correct it. To have tried to do something and failed is vastly better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.

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Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

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Curse ruthless time ! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it.

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An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity, a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.

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I am both pleased but astonished by the fact that mankind has not yet begun to use all the means and devices that are available for destruction. I hope that such weapons are never manufactured in quantity.

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This is the first day, of the rest of your life.

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Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

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Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

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Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.

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Follow the money.

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No one is so poor as an ignorant person.

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Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.

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The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

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Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

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Tolerance can lead to learning something.

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Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

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The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

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You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind.

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Everybody forgets the basic thing, people are not going to love you unless you love them.

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L-I-V-E ! Live ! Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

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The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

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

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No wire hangers, ever !

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People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

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Do it now !

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Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude

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