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A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.

This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love; the more they give, the more they possess.
Leadership is about influence, not about authority.
Might does not make right, it only makes history.
No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
There are thousands hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.
God created the flirt as soon as he made the fool.
People do not lack strength; they lack will.
In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.
Believe those who are seeking truth, doubt those who find it.
The devil has the power to assume a pleasing shape.
You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.
There's small choice in rotten apples.
God will not look you over for medal, degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
Forget the times of your distress, but never forget what they taught you.
Neither in this world nor elsewhere is there any happiness in store for him who always doubts.
You only live once -- but if you work it right, once is enough.
A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees.
Man is born free, yet he is everywhere in chains.
No winter lasts forever; no spring skips it's turn.
Leaders are visible at times of crisis, invisible at times of success.
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
I believe that our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey.
When it gets dark enough you can see the stars.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Make visible what, without you, might perhaps never have been seen.
We must risk going too far to discover just how far we can go.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The best work never was and never will be done for money.
May you never steal, lie or cheat. But if you have to steal, then steal away my sorrows. If you have to lie, then lie with me all the nights of our life. If you have to cheat, then cheat death because I don t want to live a day without you.
Man knows more than he understands.
The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty.
Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.
We often want one thing and pray for another, not telling the truth even to the gods.
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.
The weakest link in a chain is the strongest because it can break it.
People need loving the most when they deserve it the least.
If a man does not know what port he is steering for, no wind is favorable to him.
If you would judge, understand.
There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
The unity of freedom has never relied on uniformity of opinion.
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
We grow a little every time we do not take advantage of somebody's weakness.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon--instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
I am strong because I am weak. I'm beautiful because I know my flaws. I'm a lover because I am a fighter. I'm fearless because I have been afraid. I'm wise because I have been foolish. & I can laugh because I Have known sadness.
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
What shall it profit a man if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul
The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on.
A little body often harbors a great soul.
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
Liberty is being free from the things we don't like in order to be slaves of the things we do like.
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.
And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it.
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
A fool think he needs no advice, but a wise man listens to others. [Proverbs 12:15]
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Sovereignty over any foreign land is insecure.
If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.
You cannot travel on the path until you become the path itself.
According to the ancient Chinese proverb, A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.
I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit.
Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.
The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.
The human mind is our fundamental resource.
Written in Chinese, the word crisis, is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represent opportunity.
It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shinning.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is unchangeable or certain.
The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Los flojos siempre se lamentan y lloran. Los debiles creen que ya hoy todo termina. en realidad es todo lo contrario: hoy es cuando todo comienza.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.
People love others not for who they are, but for how they make them feel.
Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent -- the power to do the right thing the first time.
A riot is the language of the unheard.
Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.
Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Progress is a nice word, but change is its motivator and change has enemies.
Fear not the path of truth for the lack of people walking on it.
Opposition always enflames the enthusiast, never converts him.
To lead people walk behind them.
Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.
All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Things don't go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Those things that are dearest to us have cost us the most.
Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in.
Think big thoughts, but relish small pleasures.
He declares himself guilty who justifies himself before accusation.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
The heart is forever inexperienced.
Don't just count your years, make your years count.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
If you want your dreams to come true, don't over sleep.
If you don't want to do something, one excuse is as good as another.
All of us are crazy in one way or another.
He who marries for money earns it.
If you want to know what God thinks of money, look at the people he gives it to.
A wise man hears one word and understands two.
When you are right no one remembers; when you are wrong no one forgets.
It is better to be a coward for a minute than dead for the rest of your life.
Peace with a club in hand is war.
Tell your friend a lie. If he keeps it secret, then tell him the truth.
Beware of silent dogs and still waters.
The only thing we learn from new elections is we learned nothing from the old.
Nobody has ever bet enough on a winning horse.
There are three kinds of people; those that make things happen, those that watch things happen and those who don't know what's happening.
After a rich man gets rich, his next ambition is to get richer.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Liberty is God's gift, liberties the devil s.
A man trying to sell a blind horse always praises its feet.
Nothing is as new as something which as been long forgotten.
Truth never damages a cause that is just.
A man should go on living -- if only to satisfy his curiosity.
Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.
The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.
There is a crack in everything God has made.
The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them.

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