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Into the hands of every individual is given a marvelous power for good or evil -- the silent, unconscious, unseen influence of his life. This is simply the constant radiation of what man really is, not what he pretends to be.

William George Jordan

There are times when a man should be content with what he has but never with what he is.

William George Jordan

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The road to success is always under construction.

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

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Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind.

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Work and lovethese are the basics. Without them there is neurosis.

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Hasta la vista, baby. :

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The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.

Anonymous

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

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Inspiration and genius -- one and the same.

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In order to be walked on, you have to be lying down.

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Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous, you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.

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Have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight ?

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Sanctuary !

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