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In the court of basketball, there are no objections only rejections.

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When I exercise, I wear all black. Its like a funeral for my fat.

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Why hesitate? Upon the plains of hesitation are the bleached bones of countless millions, who on the threshold of victory sat down to wait, and in waiting they died.

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Your level of brilliance will determine the size of your opportunities in life.

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Success isn't magic or hocus-pocus, it's simply learning to focus.

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He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.

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You can not plough a field by turning it over in your mind.

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In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia.

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Truth fears no questions.

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Work is love made manifest.

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The worst way to miss someone is to be sitting right beside them knowing you can't have them.

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Adversity introduces a man to himself.

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Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.

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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

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I think therefore I am

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Anonymous

I like to watch.

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If I know what love is, it is because of you.

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It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.

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Life must be lived on a higher plane. We must go up to a higher platform, to which we are always invited to ascend, there, the whole aspect of things changes.

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The crocodile is only strong in the water.

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Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.

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Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.

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If you're not sure where you're going, you'll probably end up somewhere else.

Anonymous

If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.

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The first and greatest commandment is, Don't let them scare you.

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City of Angels

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My friends are my estate.

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One million dollars !

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Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.

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People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

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If you would create something, you must be something.

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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Where there is no wealth there is no poverty.

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If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

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Knowing is not enough we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

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Life's blows can not break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

Fiddle-dee-dee.

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Look within, for within is the wellspring of virtue, which will not cease flowing, if you cease not from digging.

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You can not do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not wait for ideal circumstances, they will never come, nor for the best opportunities.

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Thomas Edison

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, " What's in it for me ? ".

Brian Tracy

Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.

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Vince Lombardi

The sun will come up tomorrow

Unknown

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

George S. Patton

Snakes ! Why did it have to be snakes ?

Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1987)

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Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

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From now on you will never be alone, even when we are separated, and even when death itself parts us, I shall remain with you.

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

Swami Vivekananda

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.

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The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.

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This is the best kind of voyeurism, hearing joy from your neighbors.

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Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.

Unknown

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

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Anonymous

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Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

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There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.

Anonymous

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Our attitude toward life determines life's attitude towards us.

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Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot , but make it hot by striking.

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An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't.

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Between stimulus and response is our greatest power -- the freedom to choose.

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Failures don't plan to fail, they fail to plan.

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If we all tired to make other peoples paths easy, our own feet would have a smooth even place to walk on.

Myrtle Reed

Who is the happiest of men ? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though'twere his own.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.

Ivan Panin

No matter where you go, there you are.

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

Confucius

Now all you have to do is hold the chicken, bring me the toast, give me a check for the chicken salad sandwich, and you haven't broken any rules.

Bobby Dupea, Waitress (1970)