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Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can be aroused by two things: first, an idea which takes the imagination by storm; and second, a definite, intelligible plan for carrying that idea into action.

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Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can be aroused by two things: first, an idea which takes the imagination by storm; and second, a definite, intelligible plan for carrying that idea into action.By Henry MillerSee more SUCCESS quotes

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Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can be aroused by two things: first, an idea which takes the imagination by storm; and second, a definite, intelligible plan for carrying that idea into action.

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Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.

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Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.By See more EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE quotes

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Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.

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When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.

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When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.By Arland GilbertSee more MOTIVATION & LEADERSHIP quotes

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When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.

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I stay up late every night and realize it’s a bad idea every morning.

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I stay up late every night and realize it’s a bad idea every morning.By UnknownSee more FUNNY quotes

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I stay up late every night and realize it’s a bad idea every morning.

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I believe the recipe for happiness to be just enough money to pay the monthly bills you acquire, a little surplus to give you confidence, a little too much work each day, enthusiasm for your work, a substantial share of good health, a couple of real frien

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I believe the recipe for happiness to be just enough money to pay the monthly bills you acquire, a little surplus to give you confidence, a little too much work each day, enthusiasm for your work, a substantial share of good health, a couple of real friends and a wife and children to share life’s beauty with you.By

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I believe the recipe for happiness to be just enough money to pay the monthly bills you acquire, a little surplus to give you confidence, a little too much work each day, enthusiasm for your work, a substantial share of good health, a couple of real frien

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All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.

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All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.By Victor HugoSee more INSPIRATIONAL quotes

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All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.

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The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.

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The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.By Linus PaulingSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.

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An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.

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An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.By Charles DickensSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.

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If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.

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If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.By Albert EinsteinSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.

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Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but, by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.

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Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but, by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.By Maya AngelouSee more TRAVEL quotes

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Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but, by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.

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It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

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It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.By Eleanor RooseveltSee more SUCCESS quotes

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It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

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It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

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It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.By Eleanor RooseveltSee more MOTIVATION & LEADERSHIP quotes

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It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

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Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no ac

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Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.By Norman Vincent Peale

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Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no ac

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Clear, written goals have a wonderful effect on your thinking. They motivate you and galvanize you into action. They stimulate your creativity, release your energy, and help you to overcome procrastination as much as any other factor.

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Clear, written goals have a wonderful effect on your thinking. They motivate you and galvanize you into action. They stimulate your creativity, release your energy, and help you to overcome procrastination as much as any other factor.By Brian TracySee more

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Clear, written goals have a wonderful effect on your thinking. They motivate you and galvanize you into action. They stimulate your creativity, release your energy, and help you to overcome procrastination as much as any other factor.

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Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.

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Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.By Stephen CoveySee more INSPIRATIONAL quotes

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Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.

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I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

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I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.By Albert EinsteinSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

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If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.

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If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.By Jim RohnSee more LIFE quotes

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If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.

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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.By Anatole FranceSee more SUCCESS quotes

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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.

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Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.

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Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.By Dennis WaitleySee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.

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A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

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A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.By Gen. George PattonSee more RANDOM quotes

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A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

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A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.

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A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.By George PattonSee more INSPIRATIONAL quotes

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A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action.

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action.By Nathaniel BrandenSee more LIFE quotes

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action.

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You are your own most important resource for making your life work. Life rewards action. Until your knowledge, awareness, insights, and understandings are translated into action, they are of no value.

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You are your own most important resource for making your life work. Life rewards action. Until your knowledge, awareness, insights, and understandings are translated into action, they are of no value.By Phillip C. McGrawSee more SUCCESS quotes

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You are your own most important resource for making your life work. Life rewards action. Until your knowledge, awareness, insights, and understandings are translated into action, they are of no value.

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action. Every day, it’s important to ask and answer these questions: ‘What’s good in my life?’ and ‘What need

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action. Every day, it’s important to ask and answer these questions: ‘What’s good in my life?’ and ‘What needs to be done?’By Nathaniel BrandenSee more

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How do we keep our inner fire alive? Two things, at minimum, are needed: an ability to appreciate the positives in our life - and a commitment to action. Every day, it’s important to ask and answer these questions: ‘What’s good in my life?’ and ‘What need

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If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.

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If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.By Morris WestSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.

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A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.

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A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.By Rosalynn CarterSee more INSPIRATIONAL quotes

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A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.

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Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare.

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Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare.By Japanese proverbSee more SUCCESS quotes

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Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare.

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Love without action is meaningless and action without love is irrelevant.

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Love without action is meaningless and action without love is irrelevant.By Deepak ChopraSee more LIFE quotes

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Love without action is meaningless and action without love is irrelevant.

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Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

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Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.By Japanese ProverbSee more INSPIRATIONAL quotes

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Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

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Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare.

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Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare.By Japanese proverbSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare.

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If you live in rock and roll, as I do, you see the reality of sex, of male lust and women being aroused by male lust. It attracts women. It doesn't repel them.

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If you live in rock and roll, as I do, you see the reality of sex, of male lust and women being aroused by male lust. It attracts women. It doesn't repel them.By Camille PagliaSee more LUST quotes

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If you live in rock and roll, as I do, you see the reality of sex, of male lust and women being aroused by male lust. It attracts women. It doesn

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.By Benjamin DisraeliSee more HAPPINESS quotes

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Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

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Real difficulties can be overcome. It’s the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.

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Real difficulties can be overcome. It’s the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.By Theodore VailSee more MOTIVATION & LEADERSHIP quotes

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Real difficulties can be overcome. It’s the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.

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Real obstacles don’t take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze.

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Real obstacles don’t take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze.By Barbara SherSee more MOTIVATION & LEADERSHIP quotes

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Real obstacles don’t take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze.

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Unswerving loyalty to duty, constant devotion to truth, and a clear conscience will overcome every discouragement and surely lead the way to usefulness and high achievement.

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Unswerving loyalty to duty, constant devotion to truth, and a clear conscience will overcome every discouragement and surely lead the way to usefulness and high achievement.By Grover ClevelandSee more FAMOUS PEOPLE quotes

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Unswerving loyalty to duty, constant devotion to truth, and a clear conscience will overcome every discouragement and surely lead the way to usefulness and high achievement.

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A goal without a plan is just a wish.

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A goal without a plan is just a wish.By Larry ElderSee more INSPIRATIONAL quotes

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A goal without a plan is just a wish.

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Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may be better. To the confident it is inspiring because the chal

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Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may be better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge now exists to make things better.By King Whitney Jr

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Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may be better. To the confident it is inspiring because the chal

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The man who has no imagination has no wings.

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The man who has no imagination has no wings.By Muhammad AliSee more MOTIVATIONAL quotes

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The man who has no imagination has no wings.

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It takes more courage to alter an opinion than to stick with it.

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It takes more courage to alter an opinion than to stick with it.By See more PARENTING & EDUCATION quotes

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It takes more courage to alter an opinion than to stick with it.

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It takes more courage to alter an opinion than to stick with it.

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It takes more courage to alter an opinion than to stick with it.By UnknownSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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It takes more courage to alter an opinion than to stick with it.

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You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.

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You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.By Jerry GilliesSee more LIFE quotes

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You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.

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You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.

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You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.By Jerry GilliesSee more LIFE quotes

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You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need.

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Imagination is everything; it is the preview of life’s forthcoming attractions.

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Imagination is everything; it is the preview of life’s forthcoming attractions.By Albert EinsteinSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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Imagination is everything; it is the preview of life’s forthcoming attractions.

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You can’t depend on your judgement when your imagination is out of focus.

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You can’t depend on your judgement when your imagination is out of focus.By Mark TwainSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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You can’t depend on your judgement when your imagination is out of focus.

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Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them.

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Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them.By Ralph GerardSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them.

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We are what we imagine. Our very existence consists in our imagination of ourselves. The greatest tragedy that can befall us is to go unimagined.

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We are what we imagine. Our very existence consists in our imagination of ourselves. The greatest tragedy that can befall us is to go unimagined.By N. Scott MomadaySee more LIFE quotes

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We are what we imagine. Our very existence consists in our imagination of ourselves. The greatest tragedy that can befall us is to go unimagined.

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Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.

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Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.By Paul McCartneySee more CREATIVITY quotes

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Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.

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It takes great courage to faithfully follow what we know to be true.

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It takes great courage to faithfully follow what we know to be true.By Sara E. AndersonSee more LIFE quotes

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It takes great courage to faithfully follow what we know to be true.

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When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.

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When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.By Henry FordSee more INSPIRATIONAL quotes

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When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.

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It often takes more courage to change one’s opinion than to keep it.

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It often takes more courage to change one’s opinion than to keep it.By Willy BrandtSee more CREATIVITY quotes

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It often takes more courage to change one’s opinion than to keep it.

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