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He that has done nothing has known nothing.

Thomas Carlyle

Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.

Thomas Carlyle

The history of the world is but the biography of great men.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Thomas Carlyle

Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man , but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Thomas Carlyle

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Thomas Carlyle

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You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.

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I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.

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Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

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To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

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I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.

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To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

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Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.

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It's not enough that we do our best, sometimes we have to do what's required.

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Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

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I want the fairy tale.

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The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.

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It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

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Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

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God doesn't make junk.

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We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

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Georgia, love is for the very young.

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It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

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From what we get, we can make a living, what we give, however makes a life.

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Help me ! Help me !

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I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

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

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We only love truly once. It is the first time and succeeding passions are less uncontrolled.

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It is never too late to be what you might have been.

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Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

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As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.

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We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time

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Our intentions create our reality.

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I'm an excellent driver.

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This is this.

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The only people who find what they are looking for in life are the fault finders.

Foster's Law

In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.

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We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.

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Real love stories never have endings.

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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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We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.

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In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations – it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.

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Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.

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The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.

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We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.

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Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

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You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din.

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Where there is a will, there is a way.

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The best things in life are free.

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We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.

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You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

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Great minds have purpose, while others just have wishes.

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Service is the rent we pay to be living. It is the very purpose of life and not something you do in your spare time.

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The person who says it can not be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

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The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

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I'm going to take a bath.

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Tolerance can lead to learning something.

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To my big brother George, the richest man in town !

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Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.

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They can because they think they can.

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Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for ?

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