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Sophocles

What you cannot enforce, Do not command.

Sophocles

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

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One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

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Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves ; and under a just God, cannot long retain it.

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

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This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

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Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability... . We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation.

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When a problem comes along, study it until you are completely knowledgeable. Then find that weak spot, break the problem apart, and the rest will be easy.

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If you would create something, you must be something.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do.

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The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

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A lawyer dies and goes to hell. The devil says he'll make a deal with him. He can go to heaven if he gives up the souls of his wife and two kids. 'Sure' says the lawyer, 'but what's the catch ? '

Unknown

We must all suffer one of two things : the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.

Jim Rohn

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction

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To infinity and beyond !

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Ask nothing, want nothing in return. Give what you have to give, it will come back to you, but do not think of that now.

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No pain, No gain.

Unknown

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

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Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

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I light my candle from their torches.

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When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property.

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I am the captain of my soul.

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Never give an order that can't be obeyed.

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Go forward confidently, energetically attacking problems, expecting favorable outcomes.

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People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

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Nothing is worth more than this day.

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Your attitude determines your altitude.

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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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Without the human community one single human being cannot survive.

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The strongest among the weak is the one who doesn't forget his weaknesses.

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if you can't lift the corners, let the middle sag.

Anonymous

Be the ball.

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Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

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It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

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The mark of a true doctor is usually illegible.

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

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Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

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It's the investor who is risky, not the investment.

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Unknown

He is an atheist who does not believe in himself. The old religions said that he was an atheist who did not believe in god. The new religion says that he is an atheist who does not believe in himself.

Swami Vivekananda

Look at every situation as if you were in the future and you were looking back on it.

General Peter Schoomaker

One of the greatest moments in anybody's developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.

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Whenever I get the energy to exercise, I sit down until it passes.

Anonymous

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They can because they think they can.

Virgil

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Martin Luther King Jr.

The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.

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Hasta la vista, baby. :

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Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity , an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

Are you fit company for the person you wish to become ?

Anonymous

Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.

John Churton Collins

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

You create your reality.

Unknown

Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all ?

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Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.

Elbert Hubbard

First say to yourself what you would be , and then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

Margaret Anderson

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.

Mark Twain

While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.

Benjamin Franklin

Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never -- in nothing, great or small, large or petty -- never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.

Winston Churchill

Love is like swallowing hot chocolate, before it has cooled off. It takes you by surprise at first, but keeps you warm for a long time.

Anonymous

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

W. Clement Stone

Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!

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To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Happiness is a state of activity.

Aristotle

So long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable , and no man is useless while he has a friend.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.

Napoleon Hill

To go fast, row slowly.

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Henry David Thoreau

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Stephen Covey

Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !

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

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Life is "trying things to see if they work"

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There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

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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.

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This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime.

Robert Kincaid

Why should a man be moral ? Because this strengthens his will.

Swami Vivekananda

If it matters to you, you will find a way. If it doesn't you will find an excuse

Unknown

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

All love is sweet, given or returned.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

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Unknown