Random Quotations

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Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy
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Norman Vincent Peale (1898 - 1993)
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.
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Jonathan Kozol
Don't let the bastards grind you down.
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General Joseph W. Stilwell (1883 - 1946), Motto
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
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Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968), Strength to Love, 1963
In a country as big as the United States, you can find fifty examples of anything.
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Jeffery F. Chamberlain
Heroing is one of the shortest-lived professions there is.
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Will Rogers (1879 - 1935), Newspaper article, Feb. 15, 1925
Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Hamlet, 1600
Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.
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Spanish Proverb
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it.
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Groucho Marx (1890 - 1977)
Anybody who has doubts about the ingenuity or the resourcefulness of a plumber never got a bill from one.
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George Meany
Virtue and taste are nearly the same, for virtue is little more than active taste, and the most delicate affections of each combine in real love.
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Ann Radcliffe (1764 - 1823), The Mysteries of Udolpho, 1764
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.
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Alec Bourne
Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God's final word on where your lips end.
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Jerry Seinfeld (1954 - )
Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that happen to a man.
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Leon Trotsky (1879 - 1940)
Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes.
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Mickey Mouse (1928 - )
Do not be awe struck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can.
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Norman Vincent Peale (1898 - 1993)
Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.
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Lawana Blackwell, The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark, 1999
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
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G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns; he should be drawn and quoted.
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Fred Allen (1894 - 1956)
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MM's Cynical Quotes LM's Motivational Quotes Classic Quotes
Cole's Quotables Rand Lindsly's Quotes Poor Man's College
alt.quotations Archives 20th Century Quotations Quotations by Women
The Devil's Dictionary Contributed Quotations

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