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Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

Thomas Jefferson

Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes

Thomas Jefferson

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

Thomas Jefferson

Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Thomas Jefferson

Determine never to be idle... It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.

Thomas Jefferson

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

Thomas Jefferson

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal ; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

It is my principle that the will of the majority should always prevail.

Thomas Jefferson

The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

Thomas Jefferson

Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.

Thomas Jefferson

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Thomas Jefferson

The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.

Thomas Jefferson

Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life.

Thomas Jefferson

The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it, and the glow from that fire can truly light the world.

Thomas Jefferson

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Thomas Jefferson

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.

Thomas Jefferson

Never spend your money before you have it.

Thomas Jefferson

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal, nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

Thomas Jefferson

I am a great believer in luck and I find that the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

Thomas Jefferson

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Truth fears no questions.

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Find the good -- and praise it.

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One, two, Freddy's coming for you.

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Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

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Be loyal to people in their absence. Then watch how others begin having more faith and confidence in you, because they know you won't be talking about them behind their backs.

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Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.

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I know you are, but what am I ?

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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

Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves.

Albert Einstein

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.

Donald Trump

My father taught me to work ; he did not teach me to love it.

Abraham Lincoln

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Unknown

It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.

Seneca

Do it now !

Napoleon Hill

No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.

Aesop

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.

Romans 1218

I am the captain of my soul.

William Ernest Henley

Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.

Lucy Larcom

When something is finally obvious that should have been obvious years before, we call it common sense.

Steve Walton

People who worked with me or knew me still called me the 'world's fastest human' because I almost never stopped. I'd found that I could get more done with no regular job or regular hours at all, but by being on my own, flying to speak here, help with a public relations campaign for some client there, tape my regular jazz radio show one morning at 5:00 a.m. before leaving on a plane for another city or another continent three hours later to preside over a major sporting event.

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We rob banks.

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Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg ? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

Abraham Lincoln

He who hesitates is lost.

Proverb

There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience tells him it is right.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Margaret Thatcher

Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.

Albert Einstein

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

Anonymous

When I've heard all I need to make a decision, I don't take a vote. I make a decision.

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A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.

Buddha

Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It's not what they're not doing or should be doing that's the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is "out there", stop yourself. That thought is the problem.

Stephen Covey

Hunker down.

Unknown

Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.

Hedy Lamarr

First rule of fight club is, you do not talk about fight Club.

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A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds, it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.

Earl Nightingale

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi

There is no disguise which can hide love for long where it exists, or simulate it where it does not.

Somerset Maugham

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.

Unknown

I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

King Mongkut, The King And (1956)

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Donald Trump

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.

Dale Carnegie

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

We must be the change we wish to see.

Mahatma Gandhi

First, believe in the world - that there is meaning behind everything.

Swami Vivekananda

You must be the change you want to see in the world.

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If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

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The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides and gravitation, we shall harness for god the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.

Thornton Wilder

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

Harvey Mackay

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.

Norman Vincent Peale

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The difficulties and distresses to which we have been exposed during the war must now be forgotten. We must endeavor to let our ways be the way of pleasantness and all our paths peace.

Martha Washington

Every truth has four corners, as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.

Confucius

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln

Wealth belongs to the person who enjoys it and not to the one who keeps it.

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First law on holes - when you're in one, stop digging.

Denis Healey

If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up.

Norman Vincent Peale

There is nothing as remarkable as learning how to think better.

Anonymous

On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.

Henry Drummond

No matter where you go, there you are.

Steven Wright

All resources are not obvious, great managers find and develop available talent.

Zig Ziglar

Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

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Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

We are all born for love, it is the principle existence and it's only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

Love is the emblem of eternity, it confounds all notion of time, effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.

Germaine De Stael

Must you flirt ?

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An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.

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Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

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Sooner or later the truth comes to light.

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Yippie-ki-yay, motherfucker !

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Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life.

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Life without love is like a tree. Without blossom and fruit.

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The miracle power that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application and perseverance, under the promptings of a brave determined spirit.

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We'll always have Paris.

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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

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Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

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Love is a bird, she needs to fly.

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Badges ? We ain't got no badges ! We don't need no badges ! I don't have to show you any stinking badges !

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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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If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

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To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.

Unknown

Stand up, be bold, be strong. Take the whole responsibility on your own shoulders, and know that you are the creator of your own destiny. All the strength and succor you want is within yourself. Therefore, make your own future.

Swami Vivekananda

Education is one of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.

William Lowe Bryan