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What you are will show in what you do.

While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
Resentment is weak and lowers your self-esteem.
He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.
God's delays are not God's denials.
Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.
One-half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it.
Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.
The best revenge is massive success.
Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.
You cannot go ahead while you are getting even.
A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green.
Some people would rather get even instead of get ahead.
Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.
When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.
Surviving well is your finest revenge.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.
Everybody keeps telling me how surprised they are with what I've done. But I'm telling you honestly that it doesn't surprise me. I knew I could do it.
A conservative believes nothing should be done for the first time.
Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have plenty of doubts of my own.
Believing: it means believing in our own lies. And I can say that I am grateful that I got this lesson very early.
What you hear repeatedly you will eventually believe.
Some people will believe anything if you whisper it to them.
We are slow to believe that which if believed would hurt our feelings.
All the great ages have been ages of belief.
You'll see it when you believe it.
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
You are the only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life.
Someone's opinion of you does not have to become your reality.
When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. Let your reason get you back up.
Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.
Getting rid of a delusion makes us wiser than getting hold of a truth.
Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear.
Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.
Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.
It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.
The boy was as useless as rubber lips on a woodpecker.
Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
The king is the man who can.
God does not ask about our ability, but our availability.
They are able because they think they are able.
Ability is of little account without opportunity.
Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.
There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
When my horse is running good, I don't stop to give him sugar.
Others have done it before me. I can, too.
Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Ability is a poor man's wealth.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.
Every action we take, everything we do, is either a victory or defeat in the struggle to become what we want to be.
Leap, and the net will appear.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they do.
People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.
The superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his actions.
Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned.
It's not a slam at you when people are rude -- it's a slam at the people they've met before.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
The shortest distance between two points is under construction.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
Do every act of your life as if it were your last.
Never mind your happiness; do your duty.

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