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Helen Keller
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
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James A. Baldwin, ,
Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.
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Mark Twain
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
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Mark Twain
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
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Zig Ziglar
You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.
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Tom Robbins
We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.
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I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.
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Og Mandino
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
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Mark Twain
It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
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Anthony Robbins
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
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Anthony Robbins
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
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Zig Ziglar
If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.
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Mark Twain
The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.
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Mark Twain
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
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Edith Wharton
If only we'd stop trying to be happy we'd have a pretty good time.
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Anthony Robbins
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
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Mark Twain
Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.
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Tom Robbins
Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.
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Kurt Vonnegut
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
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Zig Ziglar
A goal properly set is halfway reached.
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Harriet Stowe, ,
The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.
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All lasting business is built on friendship.
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Zig Ziglar
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
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Mark Twain
George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie.
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Joseph Campbell
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
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The Internet is a telephone system that's gotten uppity.
Clifford Stoll Permalink
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Anthony Robbins
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
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Louis L'Amour
There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. Yet that will be the beginning.
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Mark Twain
Golf is a good walk spoiled.
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Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them.
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