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Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength.

St. Francis De Sales

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

St Francis De Sales

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It's a funny thing about life, if you refuse to accept anything but the best. You very often get it.

W. Somerset Maugham

Character is higher than intellect... A great soul will be strong to live, as well as to think.

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Average investors are on the outside trying to look into the inside of the company or property they are investing in.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

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

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For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

How do I look ?

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The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel, its poverty by how little.

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Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

Hi-Yo, Silver !

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Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the world's work, and the power to appreciate life.

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You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.

Richard Bach

I'm the ghost with the most, babe.

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Seldom does an individual exceed his own expectations.

Anonymous

It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear, about two nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying, and two perhaps can be settled.

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Tell the truth boldly, whether it hurts or not. Never pander to weakness. If truth is too much for intelligent people and sweeps them away, let them go, the sooner the better.

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

Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Happiness is the indication that man has found the answer to the problem of human existence the productive realization of his potentialities and thus, simultaneously, being one with the world and preserving the integrity of his self.

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Winners never quit and quitters never win !

Vince Lombardi

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

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 !

Winston Churchill

The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesud. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use ?

Dale Carnegie

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Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

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Anything is possible.

Unknown

To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.

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We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.

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Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.

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Love is a fruit in season at all times.

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Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.

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I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too !

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There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.

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You may be on the right track, but if you just sit there you'll get run over.

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Let he him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.

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

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Do you love me because I am beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me ?

Cinderella

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Stephen Covey

Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.

Benjamin Franklin

It is not what is poured into a student that counts but what is planted.

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

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The cherokee people are not "my people".

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To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan, you should wear it inside, where it functions best.

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Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Anonymous

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

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The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

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

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The heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.

Thomas S. Monson

Get busy living or get busy dying.

Stephen King

Great music and art are earthly wonders, but I think 'cubist' songs and paintings are hideous.

Thomas Edison

Stand as a rock , you are indestructible. You are the Self ( atman ) , the god of the universe.

Swami Vivekananda

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

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Let no one who loves be called unhappy Even love unreturned has its rainbow.

J.M. Barrie

It's good to be the king !

Louis XVI, History Of The World (1981)

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

Anonymous

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

John Churton Collins

The dingo took my baby !

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If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

Learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

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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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Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

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There are simply too many notes.

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As you think in your heart, so shall you be.

Proverb

Give me a whisky, ginger ale on the side. And don't be stingy, baby.

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Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.

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Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.

Unknown

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

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Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.

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Samuel Johnson

Houston, we have a problem.

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Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do.

Brigham Young

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.

Thomas Edison

It is the true season of love when we know that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.

Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe