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Quotations and Aphorisms

"Its not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog"
        Mark Twain

"Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm"
        Abraham Lincoln

"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds"
        Albert Einstein

 "Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts."
        Albert Einstein

"I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work."
        Ben Franklin

"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time; for that's the stuff life is made of."
        Ben Franklin

"I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position
 that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed."
        Booker T. Washington

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. "
        John F. Kennedy

"I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him."
        Booker T. Washington

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fearónot absence of fear."
         Mark Twain

"I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it."
         Thomas Jefferson

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."
         Robert F. Kennedy

"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: Nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not: Unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: The would is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
         Calvin Coolidge

"Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records."
        William A. Ward

"Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest  way ever yet discovered to conquer fear."
         Dale Carnegie

"God incarnate is the end of fear; and the heart that realizes that He is in the
midst... will be quiet in the middle of alarm."
         F. B. Meyer

"I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole
life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the
tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even
         Isaac Asimov

"I don't give a damn for a man who can spell a word only one
         Mark Twain

"I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of
their thoughts."
         John Locke

"In my end is my beginning."
         T.S. Eliot

"A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him, I
may think aloud."
         Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I can resist everything except temptation."
          Oscar Wilde

"When you look long into an abyss, the abyss looks into you."
         Friedrich Nietzsche

"True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing."

"The snake that cannot cast its skin perishes. So too with those minds which are
prevented from changing their views: they cease to be minds."
         Friedrich Nietzsche

"To have lost one parent is a misfortune. To have lost both looks like carelessness."
         Oscar Wilde

"It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education"
         Albert Einstein

"We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of
the world - or to make it the last."
         John F. Kennedy

"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do
than by the things you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
        Mark Twain


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