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Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing , every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning

Thomas Kempis

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Appreciate me now, and avoid the rush.

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The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your own thinking.

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Success is the child of audacity.

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Do or do not, there is no try.

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Made it, Ma! Top of the world!

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Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

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I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.

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Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

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Don't hide your light under a bushel.

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Today is the first day of the rest of your life.

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

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Don't follow your dreams, chase them.

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Don't fear, just live right.

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Live out of your imagination, not your history.

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I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

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You make me want to be a better man.

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Let him that would move the world first move himself.

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Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

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Condemn none. If you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way.

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Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.

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No man is wise enough by himself.

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Attica ! Attica !

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In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.

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What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

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Feel the fear and do it anyway.

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If you would live your life with ease, do what you ought, not what you please.

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Resolve to be a master of change rather than a victim of change.

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Beware what you set your heart upon, for it surely shall be yours.

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Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

Buddha