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Richard M. Devos

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The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

Richard M. Devos

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Seize the day.

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Let's not confuse hasty decisions with strength or intelligence. It's important to be decisive - after giving consideration that reflects the time you have and what's at stake.

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Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

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Security is a kind of death.

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History does nothing , it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.

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The passionate are like men standing on their heads, they see all things the wrong way.

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There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

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Hardening of the heart ages people faster than hardening of the arteries.

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The best proof of love is trust.

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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.

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We'll always have Paris.

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If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

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Can you dig it ?

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I love you - those three words have my life in them.

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Fear is the parent of cruelty.

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When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

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The man who has no imagination has no wings.

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All or our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -

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The soul is covered with the color of its leisure thoughts.

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I'll have what she's having.

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Always bear in mind, that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.

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Someday, man will harness the rise and fall of the tides, imprison the power of the sun, and release atomic power.

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Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.

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My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

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Gravitation can not be held responsible for people falling in love.

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Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

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We have got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.

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Knowledge of what is possible is the beginning of happiness.

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Change your thoughts, change your life.

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You're so money, and you don't even know it.

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You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.

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The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

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That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

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He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

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They're called boobs, Ed.

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Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

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Luck happens when opportunity encounters the prepared mind.

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In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

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I know that I will die laughing.

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There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

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

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I am not an animal ! I am a human being. I am a man.

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There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps.

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Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

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He that has done nothing has known nothing.

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Well, I proved once and for all that the limb is mightier than the thumb.

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Immaturity can last a lifetime.

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Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

Unattributed

Lives most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others ?

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Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

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Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.

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Leadership - The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.

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Love is a verb.

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Stop makin noises like a husband.

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Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for thy love is better than wine.

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Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

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Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.

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