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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.
  • Geoffrey F. Abert
    Geoffrey F. Abert
    American author
    Geoffrey F. Abert
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    When you take charge of your life, there is no longer need to ask permission of other people or society at large. When you ask permission, you give someone veto power over your life.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    Can there be a love which does not make demands on its object?
  • Thinking is good, but excessive thinking is not. Between thoughts if there is a period of thoughtlessness, thoughts will be fresh and pathbreaking. A thinker will be able to cultivate a strain of healthy thoughts only when he pays attention to thoughtlessness also.
    Source: Thought at Sunrise (2007)
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
    Bette Davis
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    Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child. He needs guidance. If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
    William Congreve
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    If there's delight in love, 'Tis when I see that heart, which others bleed for, bleed for me.
  • Alexander the Great
    Alexander the Great
    Macedonian king 356BC-323BC
    Alexander the Great
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    There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
  • Jules Renard
    Jules Renard
    French writer 1864-1910
    Jules Renard
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    Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.
  • 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.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
    Carroll Quigley
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    There were people who said the Society of Cincinnati in the American revolution, of which George Washington was one of the shining lights, was a branch of the Illuminati.
  • ''Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it,'' said the Philosopher.
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