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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Almost any man knows how to earn money, but not one in a million knows how to spend it.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
    Robert Frost
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    Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
  • George Lois
    George Lois
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    Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by orginality, overcomes everything.
  • Brian Tracy
    Brian Tracy
    Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
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    Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
  • Lawana Blackwell
    Lawana Blackwell
    English writer 1952-
    Lawana Blackwell
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    Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
    Samuel Smiles
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    ''Where there is a will there is a way.'' is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
  • I was born to be a runner. I simply love to run. It's almost like the faster I go, the easier it becomes.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    I wouldn't mind seeing opera die. Ever since I was a boy, I regarded opera as a ponderous anachronism, almost the equivalent of smoking.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.
  • It's hard to be the first. It's almost as if I'm subject to a different level of inspection.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    Power-worship blurs political judgment because it leads, almost unavoidably, to the belief that present trends will continue. Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    To read well, that is, to read true books in a true spirit, is a noble exercise, and one that will task the reader more than any other exercise which the customs of the day esteem. It requires a training such as the athletes underwent, the steady intention almost of the whole life to this object.
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