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Life can only be understood backwards , but it must be lived forwards.

Soren Kierkegaard

The doctor and the pastor ask about your health, but eternity makes you responsible for your condition.

Soren Kierkegaard

To catch lots of fish, you must first go to the water. To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

Soren Kierkegaard

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Chance is the fool's name for fate.

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The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

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If you don't like something, change it , if you can't change it, change the way you think about it.

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We rob banks.

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Power is not really good or bad , it is neutral. Power itself is not negative or positive, although our feelings about it may be. Power is the potential to influence others for good or evil, to be a blessing or a scourge. Like nuclear energy, it can provide the electricity to light a city, or it can fuel the bomb that destroys it.

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My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

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The glow of inspiration warms us, it is a holy rapture.

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Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

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Things do not change we change.

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is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

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You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough ! You must take action.

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Slow but steady wins the race.

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Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.

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Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.

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My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep, the more I give to thee the more I have for both are infinite.

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There is more to life than increasing its speed.

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The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

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Live your life and forget your age.

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Ask for advice but do what you think is best.

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The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.

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Feel nothing, know nothing, do nothing, have nothing, give up all to god, and say utterly, 'Thy will be done'. We only dream this bondage. Wake up and let it go.

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The older I grow, the more everything seems to me to lie in manliness. This is my new gospel.

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What really matters is what you do with what you have.

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Are we to love only those who deserve our love ? Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you , that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven.

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Change comes from within.

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I know god will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.

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Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

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I have seen him set fire to his wigwam and smooth over the graves of his fathers, clap his hand in silence over his mouth, and take the last look over his fair hunting ground, and turn his face in sadness to the setting sun.

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A heart as soft, a heart as kind, a heart as sound and free as in the whole world thou canst find that heart I'll give to thee.

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The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting, by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.

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Time is the great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all of it's students.

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

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People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.

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