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The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

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The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

By Mohandas K. Gandhi

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The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

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Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

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Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

By Jeremy Kitson

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Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

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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 Gillies

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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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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

By Ralph Waldo Emerson

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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

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Hands that serve are holier than lips that pray.

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Hands that serve are holier than lips that pray.

By Sai Baba

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Hands that serve are holier than lips that pray.

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The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man without trials.

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The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man without trials.

By Confucius

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The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man without trials.

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The best career advice to give the young is, find out what you like doing best and get someone else to pay you for doing it.

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The best career advice to give the young is, find out what you like doing best and get someone else to pay you for doing it.

By Katherine Whilehaen

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The best career advice to give the young is, find out what you like doing best and get someone else to pay you for doing it.

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The goal of childhood is to become an individual; the goal of adulthood is to give that individuality away. The task of childhood is to separate; the task of adulthood is to connect.

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The goal of childhood is to become an individual; the goal of adulthood is to give that individuality away. The task of childhood is to separate; the task of adulthood is to connect.

By James W. Jones

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The goal of childhood is to become an individual; the goal of adulthood is to give that individuality away. The task of childhood is to separate; the task of adulthood is to connect.

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Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.

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Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.

By Carl Sandburg

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Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.

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The time is always right to do what is right.

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The time is always right to do what is right.

By Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The time is always right to do what is right.

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If it doesn’t feel right, don’t do it. That is the lesson, and that lesson alone will save you a lot of grief.

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If it doesn’t feel right, don’t do it. That is the lesson, and that lesson alone will save you a lot of grief.

By Oprah Winfrey

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If it doesn’t feel right, don’t do it. That is the lesson, and that lesson alone will save you a lot of grief.

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We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.

05/15/2018

We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.

By Konrad Adenauer

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We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.

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From long familiarity, we know what honor is. It is what enables the individual to do right in the face of complacency and cowardice. It is what enables the soldier to die alone, the political prisoner to resist, the singer to sing her song, hardly apprec

05/15/2018

From long familiarity, we know what honor is. It is what enables the individual to do right in the face of complacency and cowardice. It is what enables the soldier to die alone, the political prisoner to resist, the singer to sing her song, hardly appreciated, on a side street.

By Mark Helprin

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From long familiarity, we know what honor is. It is what enables the individual to do right in the face of complacency and cowardice. It is what enables the soldier to die alone, the political prisoner to resist, the singer to sing her song, hardly apprec

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There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of our lives, we will be unwilling to settle for less.

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There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of our lives, we will be unwilling to settle for less.

By Kurt Hahn

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There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of our lives, we will be unwilling to settle for less.

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There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts you are thinking and the things you are doing are right for you. The criterion is: Have they brought you inner peace?

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There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts you are thinking and the things you are doing are right for you. The criterion is: Have they brought you inner peace?

By The Peace Pilgrim

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There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts you are thinking and the things you are doing are right for you. The criterion is: Have they brought you inner peace?

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Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all Mankind.

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Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all Mankind.

By Emily P. Bissell

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Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all Mankind.

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Our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.

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Our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.

By Barbara Geraci

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Our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.

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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. Anderson

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

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The path to our destination is not always a straight one. We go down the wrong road, we get lost, we turn back. Maybe it doesn’t matter which road we embark on. Maybe what matters is that we embark.

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The path to our destination is not always a straight one. We go down the wrong road, we get lost, we turn back. Maybe it doesn’t matter which road we embark on. Maybe what matters is that we embark.

By Barbara Hall

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The path to our destination is not always a straight one. We go down the wrong road, we get lost, we turn back. Maybe it doesn’t matter which road we embark on. Maybe what matters is that we embark.

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Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.

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Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.

By Roger Babson

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Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.

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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 Branden

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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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To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart.

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To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart.

By Pearl S. Buck

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To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart.

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Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things.

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Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things.

By Albert Einstein

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Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things.

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Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

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Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

By Albert Einstein

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Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

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Men weary as much of not doing the things they want to do as of doing the things they do not want to do.

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Men weary as much of not doing the things they want to do as of doing the things they do not want to do.

By Eric Hoffer

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Men weary as much of not doing the things they want to do as of doing the things they do not want to do.

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Every choice before you represents the universe inviting you to remember who you are and what you want.

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Every choice before you represents the universe inviting you to remember who you are and what you want.

By Alan Cohen

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Every choice before you represents the universe inviting you to remember who you are and what you want.

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The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.

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The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.

By Irene C. Kassorla

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The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.

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There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.

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There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.

By John Farrar

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There is only one real failure in life that is possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.

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Is life not a hundred times too short for us to stifle ourselves?

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Is life not a hundred times too short for us to stifle ourselves?

By Friedrich Nietzsche

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Is life not a hundred times too short for us to stifle ourselves?

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You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.

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You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.

By John Mason

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You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.

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Life is not discovery of fate; it is continuous creation of future, through choices of thoughts, feelings and actions in the present.

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Life is not discovery of fate; it is continuous creation of future, through choices of thoughts, feelings and actions in the present.

By Sanjay Sahay

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Life is not discovery of fate; it is continuous creation of future, through choices of thoughts, feelings and actions in the present.

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There is no chance, no destiny, no fate that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.

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There is no chance, no destiny, no fate that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.

By Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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There is no chance, no destiny, no fate that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.

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I have always known that at last I would take this road, but yesterday I did not know that it would be today.

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I have always known that at last I would take this road, but yesterday I did not know that it would be today.

By Japanese Haiku

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I have always known that at last I would take this road, but yesterday I did not know that it would be today.

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Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

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Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

By William Jennings Bryan

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Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

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There is a fire inside. Sit down beside it. Watch the flames, the ancient, flickering dance of yourself.

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There is a fire inside. Sit down beside it. Watch the flames, the ancient, flickering dance of yourself.

By John MacEnulty

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There is a fire inside. Sit down beside it. Watch the flames, the ancient, flickering dance of yourself.

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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 Momaday

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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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Whatever you are willing to put up with is exactly what you will have.

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Whatever you are willing to put up with is exactly what you will have.

By Anonymous

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Whatever you are willing to put up with is exactly what you will have.

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I’m not afraid... I was BORN for this!

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I’m not afraid... I was BORN for this!

By Joan of Arc

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I’m not afraid... I was BORN for this!

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It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

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It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

By J.K. Rowling

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It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

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Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

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Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

By Mark Twain

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Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.

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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.

By Helen Keller

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When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.

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You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

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You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

By Christopher Columbus

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You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

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Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.

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Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.

By Johann Wolfgang van Goethe

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Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.

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Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.

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Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.

By Jim Rohn

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Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.

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By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

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By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

By Charles Spurgeon

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By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

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If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake somebody up.

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If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake somebody up.

By Henry Longfellow

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If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake somebody up.

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The space you occupy and the authority you exercise may be measured with mathematical exactness by the service you render.

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The space you occupy and the authority you exercise may be measured with mathematical exactness by the service you render.

By Napoleon Hill

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The space you occupy and the authority you exercise may be measured with mathematical exactness by the service you render.

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The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time.

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The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time.

By Leo Kennedy

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The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time.

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Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you.

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Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you.

By Mark Cuban

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Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you.

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A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.

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A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.

By Baltasar Gracián

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A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.

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