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If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Life is a long lesson in humility.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I have just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by each experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ?I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.? You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right. You'll be criticized anyway.
I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than love. Kindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy.
If Columbus had turned back, no one would have blamed him. Of course, no one would have remembered him either.
Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked and even hated, but for our qualities.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
I have never seen a man as fond of virtue as of women.
We may eventually come to realize that chastity is no more a virtue than malnutrition.
We've removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams.
Big thinking precedes great achievement.
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.
If you want your dreams to come true, don't over sleep.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
why wait for night to dream?
There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not.
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.
There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.
The older you get the stronger the wind gets -- and it's always in your face.
Man does not speak because he thinks; he thinks because he speaks. Or rather, speaking is no different than thinking: to speak is to think.
The intensity of your desire governs the power with which the force is directed.
The happiness or unhappiness of men depends as much on their humors as on fortune.
Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.
The sky is no longer the limit.
The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science.
Poetry is an art, the easiest to dabble in, but the hardest to reach true excellence.
When thinking about companions gone, we feel ourselves doubly alone.
We never really know what stupidity is until we have experimented on ourselves.
Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything.
The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.
Men can acquire knowledge, but not wisdom. Some of the greatest fools ever known were learned men.
Those who say it can't be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.
Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
You can only find truth with logic if you have already found truth without it.
To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is better.
Don't be afraid to let her into your heart and when your down, don't try to carry the whole world on your shoulders.
By words the mind is winged.
The really efficient laborer will be found not to crowd his day with work, but will saunter to his task surrounded by a wide halo of ease and leisure.
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
The cocks may crow, but it's the hen that lays the egg.
Perfection is what American women expect to find in their husbands... but English women only hope to find in their butlers.
Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.
The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
You can't blame gravity for falling in love.
We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.
The beauty of independence, departure, actions that rely on themselves.
Who is mightier than death? Those who can smile when death threatens.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Could everything be done twice it would be done better.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
The tragedy of life is not that a man loses, but that he almost wins.
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of omnipotence.
The power of thought, the magic of the mind.
Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.
Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.
It is easy to condemn, it is better to pity.
Procrastination is my sin. It brings me naught but sorrow. I know that I should stop it. In fact, I will--tomorrow!
Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
Dreams get you into the future and add excitement to the present.
Oh how sweet it is to hear one's own convictions from another's lips.
Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
A woman's mind is cleaner than a man s: She changes it more often.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
I have a thing with the camera. The lens is unconditional. It doesn't judge you.
You can fire your secretary, divorce your spouse, abandon your children. But they remain your co-authors forever.
What your heart thinks is great, is great. The soul's emphasis is always right.
Is death the last step? No, it is the final awakening.
Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel.
Life is a classroom in which each of us is being tested, tried, and passed.
Man is by nature a political animal.
What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.
The destiny of man is in his own soul
A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship
Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness
To be born free is an accident; To live free a responsibility; To die free is an obligation.
If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it's the best possible substitute for it.
Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.
If one desires a change, one must be that change before that change can take place.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
When you are right no one remembers; when you are wrong no one forgets.
The only immorality is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it.
Nothing lowers the level on conversation more than raising the voice.
To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.
We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has broadened into a brotherhood.
An old man loved is winter with flowers.
Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
If we cannot do what we will, we must will what we can.
Whenever man comes up with a better mousetrap, nature immediately comes up with a better mouse.
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
There is nothing to which men cling more tenaciously than the privileges of class.
You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.
In a false quarrel there is no true valor.
Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.
Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it.
The height of cleverness is being able to conceal it.
A light heart lives long.
Who would wish to be among the commonplace crowd of the little famous -- who are each individually lost in a throng made up of themselves?
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs, its just possible you haven't grasped the situation.
The man who has accomplished all that he thinks worthwhile has begun to die.
Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Truth uttered before its time is dangerous.
What we share with another ceases to be our own.
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
Nobody ever chooses the already unfortunate as objects of his loyal friendship.
He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.
True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
Hopes are planted in friendship's garden where dreams blossom into priceless treasures.
Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy.
Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
Broken friendships can be soldered, but never sound.
Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
The friendship that can cease has never been real.
Friendship should be a responsibility, never an opportunity.
Truth is not beautiful, neither is ugly, Why should it be either? Truth is Truth.
I think the biggest disease this world suffers fromis people feeling unloved.
Integrity is not a 90 percent thing, not a 95 percent thing; either you have it or you don't.
They always say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
What is uttered is finished and done with.

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