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  • Dr. Joyce Brothers
    Dr. Joyce Brothers
    American psychologist, Television and Radio Personality 1927-
    Dr. Joyce Brothers
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    Before your dreams can come true, you have to have those dreams.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Dear to us are those who love us... but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit, and urge us to new and unattempted performances.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
  • Florence Scovel Shinn
    Florence Scovel Shinn
    American artist, writer
    Florence Scovel Shinn
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    Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
  • Orison Swett Marden
    Orison Swett Marden
    American inspirational author 1848-1924
    Orison Swett Marden
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    Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.
  • John Holt
    John Holt
    American author and educator 1923-1985
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    No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
    George Washington
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    Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
    Emma Goldman
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    Before we can forgive one another, we have to understand one another.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Before we set our hearts too much on anything, let us examine how happy are those who already possess it.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
    Aesop
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    Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    During the last century, and part of the one before, it was widely held that there was an unreconcilable conflict between knowledge and belief.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Friends make pretence of following to the grave but before one is in it, their minds are turned and making the best of their way back to life and living people and things they understand.
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