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  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.
  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht
    American poet 1923-2004
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    A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
  • Alan Thicke
    Alan Thicke
    Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
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    As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    As an instructor, you must be able to distinguish between poor performance caused by lack of ability or aptitude on the part of the student and poor performance caused by lack of effort. You should treat the first with patience and the latter with firmness. You must never apply sarcasm and ridicule.
    Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 5 On training in Jeet Kune Do
  • Benjamin Booker
    Benjamin Booker
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1989-
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    As soon as I started writing the first batch, I had a vision. I saw me on stage playing a certain type of music. I want to take these blues melodies over aggressive guitars. I heard the sound I wanted to make. I knew what I wanted to do. It wasn't ever there before.
  • Stephen Covey
    Stephen Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
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    Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    Endurance and to be able to endure is the first lesson a child should learn because it's the one they will most need to know.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Everyone who has ever built anywhere a ''new heaven'' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
  • Joseph De Maistre
    Joseph De Maistre
    French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
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    False opinions are like false money, struck first of all by guilty men and thereafter circulated by honest people who perpetuate the crime without knowing what they are doing.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    First find the man in yourself if you will inspire manliness in others.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.
  • First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.
  • Carl Bernstein
    Carl Bernstein
    American investigative journalist and author 1944-
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    For the first time, the weird and the stupid and the coarse are becoming our cultural norms, even our cultural ideal.
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