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The fellow who does things that count, doesn't usually stop to count them.

The truth of the matter is that there's nothing you can't accomplish if: (1) You clearly decide what it is that you're absolutely committed to achieving, (2) You're willing to take massive action, (3) You notice what's working or not, and (4) You continue to change your approach until you achieve what you want, using whatever life gives you along the way.
Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well.
Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. The round heads in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status-quo. You can quote them. Disagree with them. Glorify, or vilify them. But the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world
Are the ones who do.
The test of one's behavior pattern; relationship to society, relationship to one's work, relationship to sex.
True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.
Confess you were wrong yesterday; it will show you are wise today.
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia.
An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.
A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life.
In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being.
Every man has a sane spot somewhere.
Every crisis offers you extra desired power.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal.
Once you are married, there is nothing for you, not even suicide, but to be good.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail, in good spirits.
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
The saints are the sinners who keep on trying.
Everyone lives by selling something.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
Oh, love is real enough; you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy -- and that is life.
Well-ordered self-love is right and natural.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.
We must love one another or die.
A false enchantment can all too easily last a lifetime.
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
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.
There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
You cannot have Liberty in this world without what you call Moral Virtue, and you cannot have Moral Virtue without the slavery of that half of the human race who hate what you call Moral Virtue.
I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation.
The ingrained idea that, because there is no king and they despise titles, the Americans are a free people is pathetically untrue. There is a perpetual interference with personal liberty over there that would not be tolerated in England for a week.
What do we mean by setting a man free? You cannot free a man who dwells in a desert and is an unfeeling brute. There is no liberty except the liberty of some one making his way towards something. Such a man can be set free if you will teach him the meaning of thirst, and how to trace a path to a well. Only then will he embark upon a course of action that will not be without significance. You could not liberate a stone if there were no law of gravity -- for where will the stone go, once it is quarried?
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
Abuse is the very hallmark of liberty.
Show me the country that has no strikes and I'll show you the country in which there is no liberty.
Where liberty is, there is my country.
Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
A proverb is not a proverb to you until life has illustrated it.
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in pursuit of justice is no virtue.
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had.
Though you are disappointed is hope; never let hope fail you! Though one door is shut, there are thousands still open to you.
He gains a great deal who loses a vain hope.
I was nauseous and tingly all over. I was either in love or I had smallpox.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
The Impossible Generalized Man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy --yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible.
There is a law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish.
Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.
Teach only love for that is what you are.
No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.
I've found that the chief difficulty for most people was to realize that they had really heard new things: that is things that they had never heard before. They kept translating what they heard into their habitual language. They had ceased to hope and believe there might be anything new.
Youth is the time to go flashing from one end of the world to the other to try the manners of different nations; to hear the chimes at midnight; to see the sunrise in town and country; to be converted at a revival; to circumnavigate the metaphysics, write halting verses, run a mile to see a fire, and wait all day long in the theatre to applaud Hernani.
If there is a wrong way to do something, then someone will do it.
Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
The Mediterranean has the color of mackerel, changeable I mean. You don't always know if it is green or violet, you can't even say it's blue, because the next moment the changing reflection has taken on a tint of rose or gray.
Liberty can not be preserved without a general knowledge among the people.
The best work never was and never will be done for money.
One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune.
If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.
It's good to be clever, but not to show it.

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