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  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.
  • Anne Spencer
    Anne Spencer
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    A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
    Josh Billings
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    About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
  • Charles J. Givens
    Charles J. Givens
    American businessman, writer, teacher
    Charles J. Givens
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    Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits.
  • Carl von Clausewitz
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
    Carl von Clausewitz
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    Action in war is like movement in a resistant element. Just as the simplest and most natural of movements, walking, cannot easily be performed in water, so in war it is difficult for normal efforts to achieve even moderate results.
    Source: On War (1832) Ch. 7, as translated by Michael Howard and Peter P
  • A. Lawrence Lowell
    A. Lawrence Lowell
    American educator and legal scholar 1856-1943
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    All that you may achieve or discover you will regard as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.
  • David Malouf
    David Malouf
    Australian writer 1934-
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    All the things we achieve are things we have first of all imagined.
    Source: An Imaginary Life
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
    Bayard Taylor
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    Alone each heart must cover up its dead; Alone, through bitter toil, achieve its rest.
  • Bob McDonnell
    Bob McDonnell
    American politician and lawyer 1954-
    Bob McDonnell
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    Are we a nation of guarantees or are we a nation of opportunities to achieve the American dream?
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
    Arthur Henderson
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    As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties.
  • Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
    Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
    American fighter pilot in WW I 1890-1973
    Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
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    Aviation is proof that given, the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.
    Source: Twelfth Night (1601)
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
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    Bipartisanship is really tough to achieve when everyone on both sides is left with a bad, bad taste in their mouths.
  • Adam Schiff
    Adam Schiff
    American lawyer and politician 1960-
    Adam Schiff
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    But even race-neutral policies and recruitment efforts designed to achieve greater diversity are, in the end, not race neutral.
  • Bill Kurtis
    Bill Kurtis
    American television journalist 1940-
    Bill Kurtis
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    Choose something you like to do. I know it's a cliche, and you've heard it over and over. But the reason is, you're going to have to work long and hard to achieve any success. You better like it or life is going to be terrible.
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