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  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
    John Wooden
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    Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
    Helen Rowland
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    A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.
  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
    Bertolt Brecht
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    The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    A fool despises good counsel, but a wise man takes it to heart.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
  • J. C. Macaulay
    J. C. Macaulay
    American clergyman and author
    J. C. Macaulay
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    It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.
  • Erma Bombeck
    Erma Bombeck
    American writer 1927-
    Erma Bombeck
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    It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
  • Muhammad Ali
    Muhammad Ali
    American Boxer 1942-
    Muhammad Ali
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    Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
  • Charles De Montesquieu
    Charles De Montesquieu
    French philosopher 1689-1755
    Charles De Montesquieu
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    Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
  • Clare Boothe Luce
    Clare Boothe Luce
    American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
    Clare Boothe Luce
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    Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, "She doesn't have what it takes." They will say, "Women don't have what it takes."
  • Pablo Casals
    Pablo Casals
    Spanish cellist, composer, and conductor 1876-1973
    Pablo Casals
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    Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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    Every street has two sides, the shady side and the sunny. When two men shake hands and part, mark which of the two takes the sunny side; he will be the younger man of the two.
  • Jack Kinder
    Jack Kinder
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    High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
    Stephen R. Covey
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    It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
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