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Life is too short to ponder the "what if's " and fear rejection.

T. Dufek

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Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter.

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Don't quit.

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I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.

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You sing-a high.

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Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

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Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

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Live life with passion.

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The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

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Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.

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Pep without purpose is piffle.

Anonymous

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Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

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Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

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Don't water your weeds.

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To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

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When I give a minister an order, I leave it to him to find the means to carry it out.

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Anonymous

Actions speak louder than words.

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A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

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Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.

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At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

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A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

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The mind is a lousy master but a wonderful servant.

Anonymous