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Boldness be my friend.

William Shakespeare

We must remember that Satan has his miracles, too.

John Calvin

The interpretation of our reality through patterns not our own, serves only to make us ever more unknown, ever less free, ever more solitary.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.

Thomas J. Watson, Sr.

Don't treat me like a little girl.

Britney Spears

I guess you could say I'm what this country is all about.

Mickey Mantle

There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.

Nelson Mandela

The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.

Joseph Joubert

Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of Jackals by Jackasses.

Henry Louis Mencken

Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.

Charles Lamb

To understand why dictators have a problem with making peace - or at least a genuine peace - the link between the nature of a regime and its external behavior must be understood.

Natan Sharansky

The reward of suffering is experience.

Aeschylus

I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.

Groucho Marx

Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If only for the sake of elegance, I try to remain morally pure.

Marcel Proust

The wise does at once what the fool does at last.

Baltasar Gracian

Fortune makes a fool of those she favors too much.

Horace

Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

William James

Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances.

Cesare Pavese

I can't bear art that you can walk round and admire. A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd.

D.H. Lawrence

You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.

Albert Camus

A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.

Charles Dickens
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