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Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.

We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
The foolish and the dead never change their opinions.
Life is like riding a bicycle. You don't fall off unless you stop peddling.
Don't ever slam a door, you might want to go back.
Where would you be without friends? The people to pick you up when you need lifting? We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling to your friends - your own chosen family. There's nothing like a really loyal, dependable, good friend. Nothing.
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it by hiding.
Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.
I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
In the long run, the pessimist may be proven right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip.
Truth never speaks to us through fear.
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
To see an opportunity where others may see a fault is the beginnings of a successful mindset
If you are struggling to say YES to a question or request, the answer is probably NO
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
Only things the dreamers make live on. They are the eternal conquerors.
Always Choose Hard Target, to get reliable and permanent Success
Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him.
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
He that flatters you more than you desire either has deceived you or wishes to deceive.
The fool has to do at last what the wise did at first.
The person who lives with cripples will soon learn to limp.
The right man comes at the right time.
The buyer needs a hundred eyes; the seller but one.
When God punishes a land, he deprives it leaders of wisdom.
The rich never have to seek out their relatives.
The just man may sin with an open chest of gold before him.
After the ship has sunk, everyone knows how she might have been saved.
The best armor is to keep out of range.
At a round table there is no dispute about place.
Beware of one who has nothing to lose.
A hundred wagon loads of thoughts will not pay a single ounce of debt.
Who goes to Rome a beast returns a beast.
Of what does not concern you say nothing good or bad.
If you scatter thorns, don't go barefoot.
The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.
If we are suffering illness, poverty, or misfortune, we think we shall be satisfied on the day it ceases. But there too, we know it is false; so soon as one has got used to not suffering one wants something else.
You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.
The real winners are not those at the top but those who have come the farthest over the toughest roads. Your victory may never make the headlines. But you will know about it, and that's what counts.
The man who really wants to do something finds a way, the other finds an excuse.
You are what your deep driving desire is.
One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve.
If the secret sorrows of everyone could be read on their forehead, how many who now cause envy would suddenly become the objects of pity.
Every man is born as many men and dies as a single one.
A leader is a person you will follow to a place you wouldn't go by yourself.
The first task of a leader is to keep hope alive.
If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
When we think we lead we are most led.
If you lead the people with correctness, who will dare not be correct?
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
The measure of a great leader, is their success in bringing everyone around to their opinion twenty years later.
If I advance, follow me! If I retreat, kill me! If I die, avenge me!
Be who you are and say what you feel, because the people who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
It's not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference.
I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
We've got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.
The strength of women comes from the fact that psychology cannot explain us. Men can be analyzed, women merely adored.
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
Perfection is our goal, excellence will be tolerated.
The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be.
Love, and do what you like.
To live alone is the fate of all great souls.
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
So free we seem, so fettered we are!
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
The hottest love has the coldest end.
Every exit is an entry somewhere else.
?How does one become a butterfly? she asked pensively. You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.
When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.
Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies.
There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it.
Death comes to all But great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Everything is possible for him who believes.
No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.
Life is a state of mind.
Tell the world who you are but don’t use a word.
The only way around is through.
I have had dreams, and I have had nightmares. I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.
The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.
A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
What people need and what they want may be very different.
Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing.
Out of difficulties grow miracles.
Oh, what a bitter thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.
Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin you.
Acts of kindness may soon be forgotten, but the memory of an offense remains.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
No one is as angry as the person who is wrong.
When we walk to the edge of all the light we have and take the step into the darkness of the unknown, we must believe that one of two things will happen. There will be something solid for us to stand on or we will be taught to fly.
Their is a road from the eye to heart that does not go through the intellect.
The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.
He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself.
Better suffer for the truth than proper in a falsehood.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
No one root is responsible for the existence of a tree.
Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.
Happiness is a perfume which you cannot pour on someone without getting some on yourself.
The best way to conquer stage fright is to know what you're talking about.
The beginning of wisdom is to desire it.
Show me a man who cannot bother to do little things and I'll show you a man who cannot be trusted to do big things.
One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.
No man can serve two masters. [Matthew 6:24]
There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering.
Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
The person who talks most of his own virtue is often the least virtuous.
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
No one would ever have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in a storm.
We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are.
Every choice moves us closer to or farther away from something. Where are your choices taking your life? What do your behaviors demonstrate that you are saying yes or no to in life?
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell em, Certainly I can! -- and get busy and find out how to do it.
For he who lives more lives than one: More deaths than one must die.
Kindness and hard work will take you further than intelligence.
We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.
Death was afraid of him because he had the heart of a lion.

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