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  • David M. Burns
    David M. Burns
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    Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Indian theosophist 1895-1986
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
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    Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction. If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something- and it is only such love that can know freedom.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
    Les Brown
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    A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.
  • W. Clement Stone
    W. Clement Stone
    American businessman and author 1902-
    W. Clement Stone
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    Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
    Martin Luther King
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    Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. you only need a heart full of grace. a soul generated by love.
  • Don Delillo
    Don Delillo
    American Author 1926-
    Don Delillo
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    Don't you realize that as long as you have to sit down to pee, you'll never be a dominant force in the world? You'll never be a convincing technocrat or middle manager. Because people will know. She's in there sitting down.
  • Jean Cocteau
    Jean Cocteau
    French writer 1889-1963
    Jean Cocteau
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    I love cats because I love my home and after a while they become its visible soul.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
    James Baldwin
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    But the relationship of morality and power is a very subtle one. Because ultimately power without morality is no longer power.
  • Richard Bach
    Richard Bach
    American author 1936-
    Richard Bach
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    Every person, all the events of your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    For what are the classics but the noblest thoughts of man? They are the only oracles which are not decayed, and there are such answers to the most modern inquiry in them as Delphi and Dodona never gave. We might as well omit to study Nature because she is old.
  • 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.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
    Source: Contact (1985) Ch. 14
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