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People are not remembered by how few times they fail, but how often they succeed. Thomas Edison

 

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It's a job that's never started that takes the longest to finish.   John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
 

 


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If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.   Anna Quindlen

 

  

 

 

I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.  Warren Buffett

 

 

 

  

 

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious  stupidity.   Martin Luther King Jr

 

  

 

 

 

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.   James Bond   ( Ian Flemming )

 

 

  

 

 

Folks that blurt out just what they think wouldn't be so bad if they thought.    Kin Hubbard

 

 

  

 

 

Bad news: There is no key to the universe. Good news: It was never locked.    Swami Beyondananda

 

 

  

 

 

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.   Maya Angelou

 

 

  

 

 

If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.  Julia Sorel

 

  

 

 

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.     Kenny Rogers

 

  

 

 

Learn to see in another's calamity the ills that you should avoid.   Thomas Jefferson

 

 

  

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.   Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

  

 

If it's to be, it's up to me.   Anon

 

 

  

 

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.   Frank Lloyd Wright

 

 

 

 

Those who say it cannot be done should not interrupt the people doing it.   –Chinese Proverb

 

 

 

 

In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running; if you stand still, they will swallow you.    William Knudsen Jr

 

  

 

 

Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold -- but so does a hard-boiled egg.    Anon

 

 

  

 

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.  Frdrich Engels

 

 

  

 

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable.   Seneca


 

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.   Arthur Schopenhauer


 


Compassion is the basis of all morality.   Arthur Schopenhauer


 

 
Every nation ridicules other nations, and all are right.   Arthur Schopenhauer


 



If we were not all so interested in ourselves, life would be so uninteresting that none of us would be able to endure it.   Arthur Schopenhauer


 

 


Noise is the most impertinent of all forms of interruption. It is not only an interruption, but is also a disruption of thought.   Arthur Schopenhauer

 

 

 

  

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.   David Lloyd George

 

 

  

 

Nothing great has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe something inside them was superior to circumstances.    Bruce Barton

 

 

  

 

A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further then a great idea that inspires no one.    Mary Kay Ash

 

  

  

 

Don't limit investing to the financial world. Invest something of yourself, and you will be richly rewarded.     Charles Schwab

 

  

 

 

It is strange... that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting."- Elizabeth Taylor

 

 

  

 

Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.   W. Somerset Maugham

 

  

 

The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong.    Marlene Dietrich

 

 

  

 

That some have succeeded greatly is proof that others can as well.   Abraham Lincoln

 

 

  

 

There is nothing like the prospect of a lot of money to fog otherwise intelligent minds.   George Bernard Shaw

 

  

 

 

They sicken of the calm that know the storm.    Dorothy Parker

 

 

 

 

The most important questions in life can never be answered by anyone except oneself.  John Fowles

 

 

  

 

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem; it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.  David Friedman

 

 

  

  

Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them    William Shakespeare

 

  

 

  

 Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.   Theodore Roosevelt

 

 

  

 

The secret of success is constancy of purpose.  Benjamin Disraeli

 

 

  

 

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: Whose?    Don Marquis

 

  

 

 

The truth that makes men free is for the most part the truth which men prefer not to hear.   Herbert Agar

 

 

  

 

There is no worse lie than a truth misunderstood by those who hear it.   William James

 

 

  

 

I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.    John Cage

 

 

  

 

One of the most powerful things you can pass on to your children is a sense of building a life based on a mission.    Stephen R. Covey

 

 

 

 

Money frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.   Groucho Marx

 

 

  

 

It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.   Henry James


 

 

Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.   Ludwig Wittgenstein

 

  

 

 

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.      Isaac Asimov

 

 

  

 

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. -- Mary Ellen Chase

 

  

 



Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.    John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

 

  



Nobody talks so constantly about God as those who insist that there is no God.   Heywood Broun

 

  

 

 

I like life. It's something to do.   Ronnie Shakes

 

 



I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.   John Ronald Reuel Tolkien


 

 

Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to.   John Ronald Reuel Tolkien  Letter to Michael Tolkien, March 1941


 

 


It's a dangerous business going out your front door.   John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

 

 

 

 

If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don't hoard it. Don't dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.   -- Brendan Francis

 

 

  

 

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.   Charles Darwin

 

 

  

 

The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best.   Will Rogers

 

 

  

 

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.   George Santayana

 

 

 

Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.   Confucius


 

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand..   Confucius



 

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. .   Confucius

 

 

 
Respect yourself and others will respect you. .   Confucius




Study the past if you would define the future. .   Confucius

 

  

 

People who have what they want are fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they really don't want it.    Ogden Nash

 

  

 

 

The first requisite of success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem without growing weary.   Thomas Edison

 

  

 

 

To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.   Anatole France

 




Laws are partly formed for the sake of good men, in order to instruct them how they may live on friendly terms with one another, and partly for the sake of those who refuse to be instructed, whose spirit cannot be subdued, or softened, or hindered from plunging into evil. 
 Plato


 



Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.   Plato


 

 


If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.  Plato




Man...is a tame or civilized animal; never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized; but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures.  Plato

 

 


Death is not the worst that can happen to men.   Plato

 

 

 

 

Courage is a special kind of knowledge; the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.    David Ben

 

  

 

 

A Throw of the Dice Will Never Abolish Chance.  Stephane Mallarme

 

 


As a general rule the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.   Benjamin Disraeli

 

 



Great services are not canceled by one act or by one single error.   Benjamin Disraeli

 

 



I repeat...that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people, and for the people all springs, and all must exist.   Benjamin Disraeli

 

 



It is knowledge that influences and equalizes the social condition of man; that gives to all, however different their political position, passions which are in common, and enjoyments which are universal.   Benjamin Disraeli


 

 


My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.    Benjamin Disraeli

 

  

 

 

There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses.   George Bernard Shaw

 

 


Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.   Benjamin Franklin




Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.   Benjamin Franklin


 


Beware of the young doctor and the old barber.    Benjamin Franklin

 

 


Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure.   Benjamin Franklin




He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.   Benjamin Franklin

 

 

 

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.      Frank Lloyd Wright

 

  

 

 

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.  Henry Kaiser

 

  

 


Everything you've learned in school as "obvious" becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines.   R. Buckminster Fuller

 

 



Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.   R. Buckminster Fuller

 

 



Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering.   R. Buckminster Fuller

 

  



When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.   R. Buckminster Fuller

 

 

 

 
Either war is obsolete or men are.   R. Buckminster Fuller

 

 

  

 

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.   Bertrand Russell


 

 

 

Age to me means nothing. I can't get old; I'm working. I was old when I was twenty-one and out of work. As long as you're working, you stay young. When I'm in front of an audience, all that love and vitality sweeps over me and I forget my age.   George Burns





There are two modes of establishing our reputation: to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter.   Charles Caleb Colton




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




Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavour  to be what you desire to appear.   Socrates





Good name in man and woman, dear my lord,  Is the immediate jewel of their souls:
Who steals my purse steals trash; 'tis something, nothing;
'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands;
But he that filches from me my good name  Robs me of that which not enriches him
And makes me poor indeed.   William Shakespeare






A good reputation is more valuable than money.   Publilius Syrus




 Continually view yourself as a 'do it to yourself' project.   Denis Waitley

 

 

 

 

Make no useless acquaintances.   Baron Rothschild

 

 

 

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.   Sam Ewig

 

 

 

 

Only the truly competent person can rise above politics.   Peter Drucker

 

 

 

  

Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are open.   Sir James Dewar


 


A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

  



Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


  



As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


 

 

 
Beware of dissipating your powers; strive constantly to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but is sure to repent of every ill-judged outlay.   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


 

 

Divide and rule, a sound motto. Unite and lead, a better one.   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

 

 

 

I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act, but I believe in a fate that falls on men unless they act.    G.K. Chesterton

 

 

 

 

 

At Christmas play and make good cheer,
For Christmas comes but once a year.    Thomas Tusser

 

 



We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels; we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.   Anton Chekhov

 

 

 

 

I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.   Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

  

 


Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.   Jawaharlal Nehru

 

  



First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.   Thomas a Kempis


 



The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just an charitable war.   William Shakespeare

 

 

  

 

A man of understanding has lost nothing, if he has himself.  Miche  Eyquem de Montaigne

 

 

 

 

 

We must all wage an intense, lifelong battle against the constant downward pull. If we relax, the bugs and weeds of negativity will move into the garden and take away everything of value.   Jim Rohn

 

 

 

 
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.   Aesop




In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest.   Aesop


 



It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.   Aesop


 



It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.   Aesop


 



Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.   Aesop

 

 

  

 

If you don't think about the future, you can't have one.   Anon

 

 

  

 

The best way to predict the future is to create it.    Anon

 

 
 

Without a struggle, there can be no progress.   Frederick Douglass

 

 

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible he is almost certainly right, but if he says that it is impossible he is very probably wrong.   Arthur C. Clarke

 

  



It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.   Arthur C. Clarke

 

 


Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.   Arthur C. Clarke

 

 


The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.   Arthur C. Clarke

 

 



There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum.   Arthur C. Clarke

 

 

 



Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.   Arthur C. Clarke

 

  

 

 

We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are.   Tobias Wolff

 

  

 

 

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.   William Feather


 

 


Better fare hard with good men than feast it with bad.   Thomas Paine

 

  



Such is the irresistible nature of truth that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing.   Thomas Paine

 

  

 


The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.   Thomas Paine

 

 

 



The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.   Thomas Paine

 

 

 



When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.   Thomas Paine

 

 

 

  

 

Education is what you have left over after you have forgotten everything you have learned.    Anonymous

 

  

 


"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I found it!) but 'That's funny ...Isaac Asimov

 

  

 


Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air.Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of science can never rise.    Ivan Pavlov

 

 

 



It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.   Konrad Lorenz


 

 

All science is either physics or stamp collecting.   Ernest Rutherford


 

 



If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible he is almost certainly right, but if he says that it is impossible he is very probably wrong.   Arthur C. Clarke

 

 

 

 

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.   Soren Kierkegaard

 

 

 

 

 

It is hard for an empty sack to stand upright.   Benjamin Franklin

 

 


If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.     William Hazlitt

 

 


Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be.  
William Hazlitt

 



Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labour in it, but they labour in it because they excel.   William Hazlitt

 

 



The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.   William Hazlitt

 

 



The way to procure insults is to submit to them: a man meets with no more respect than he exacts.  

William Hazlitt

 

 

 

 

 

Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step; for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.   C. S. Lewis

 

  

 

 

Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.   Otto von Bismark




A poem is never finished, only abandoned.   Paul Valery




Books have the same enemies as people: fire, humidity, animals, weather, and their own content.   Paul Valery


 

 
God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.   Paul Valery

 

 


That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false.   Paul Valery
 


 

 

 

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.   Paul Valery

  

 

 

 

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.   Robert Frost

 

 

 

Unhappiness is not knowing what we want out of life and killing ourselves to get it. Don Herold

 

  

 

 

There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers.  William James

 

 

 

 

 

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.  Barry LePatner

 

  

 

 

Count Hermann Keyserling once said truly that the greatest American superstition was belief in facts.  John Gunther

 

 

  

 

 

One's best success comes after his greatest disappointments.    Henry Ward Beecher

 

  

 

 

A misery is not to be measure from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.   Joseph Addison

 

 

 

 


An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.   Joseph Addison

 

 

  

 


If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling.   Joseph Addison

 

 

  

 


If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counsellor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.   Joseph Addison

 

 

 

 


Self-discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.   Joseph Addison

 

  

  

 

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.   Henry David Thoreau

 



I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.    Isaac Asimov



 

 

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.    Isaac Asimov


 

 

 

It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.   Isaac Asimov

 

 

 

Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.   Isaac Asimov


 

 

 

Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.   Isaac Asimov

 

 

 

 

 

In science, the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.   Sir William Osler


 

 


Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought.   Sir William Osler

 



Shut out all of your past except that which will help you weather your tomorrows.   Sir William Osler




One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.   Sir William Osler

 



The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.   Sir William Osler

  

 

 

What, then, is time? I know well enough what it is, provided that nobody asks me; but if I am asked what it is and try to explain, I am baffled.   St. Augustine





Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.    John Kenneth Galbraith

 

 

  


If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.   John Kenneth Galbraith

 



It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled sea of thought.    John Kenneth Galbraith

 

  

 


Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.   John Kenneth Galbraith

 

  

 

 

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.   John Kenneth Galbraith

 

 

 

In science, the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.   Sir William Osler



 

 Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought.   Sir William Osler

 



Shut out all of your past except that which will help you weather your tomorrows.    Sir William Osler

 

 

 

 

One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine.   Sir William Osler

 

 


The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.   Sir William Osler

 

 

  

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.   Leonardo da Vinci

 

 


Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great wrongs, and they will then be powerless to vex your mind.   Leonardo da Vinci


 


You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand.   Leonardo da Vinci

 



Intellectual passion dries out sensuality.   Leonardo da Vinci

 



Iron rusts from disue; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.   Leonardo da Vinci

 

 

 

 

 A "wish" is a desire without an attempt.   Farmer's Digest.

 

 

 

 

Dreams are extremely important. You can't do it unless you imagine it.   George Lucas

 

 

 


No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.   Willa Cather

 

 

The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young.   Willa Cather

 

 

Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen.   Willa Cather
 




I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.   Willa Cather

 

 

 
All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players.   William Shakespeare

 


 
Enjoy things which are pleasant; that is not the evil: it is the reducing of our moral self to slavery by them that is.   Thomas Carlyle

 

 


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

 




Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.   Thomas Carlyle

 



That there should one Man die ignorant who had capacity for Knowledge, this I call a tragedy.   Thomas Carlyle

 



The best effect of any book is that it excites the reader to self-activity.   Thomas Carlyle

 

 

  

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.   Henry David Thoreau


 

He who blinded by ambition, raises himself to a position whence he cannot mount higher, must thereafter fall with the greatest loss.   Niccolo Machiavelli


 

 

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.   Niccolo Machiavelli

 

 


Whoever desires to found a state and give it laws, must start with assuming that all men are bad and ever ready to display their vicious nature, whenever they may find occasion for it.   Niccolo Machiavelli




A prince should therefore have no other aim or thought, nor take up any other thing for his study but war and it organization and discipline, for that is the only art that is necessary to one who commands.   Niccolo Machiavelli


 



He who has not first laid his foundations may be able with great ability to lay them afterwards, but they will be laid with trouble to the architect and danger to the building.   Niccolo Machiavelli

 

 

  

 

The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.   Linus Pauling


 

 

War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.   Jimmy Carter

 

  

 

 

Nothing great has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe something inside them was superior to circumstances.   Bruce Barton

 

 

  

 

There is a price that you can pay to be free of any problem, and you always know what it is. Anon

 

 

 

 

Laziness is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But it's only kept a secret from the person who fails.     Robert Half

 

  

 

 

Nothing can resist a human will that will stake even its existence on the extent of its purpose.    Benjamin Disraeli

 

 

  

 

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.   Mark Twain

 

 

  

 

When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.    William Blake 

 

  



Be sincere; be brief; be seated.  Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

 


If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.   Franklin D. Roosevelt
 

 



It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.   Franklin D. Roosevelt



The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
   Franklin D. Roosevelt
 



 

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