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Here are some quotes from famous, and not so famous people

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"Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have
perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe
that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be
attained."

~ Marie Curie

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"Do it as if it counts, or else you're just wasting time."

 

~ Betsy Komjathy, Partner, Rogen International Ltd

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"How simple it is to see that all the worry in the world
cannot control the future. How simple it is to see that we
can only be happy now. And that there will never be a time
when it is not now."


~  Gerald Jampolsky

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"Put it before them briefly so they will read it,  
clearly so they will appreciate it, 
picturesquely so they will remember it and,
above all, accurately so they will
be guided by its light."

 ~ Joseph Pulitzer

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"No poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but

most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number

fondly believe their wish has been granted."

 

~ W. H. Auden, Anglo-

American poet and essayist (1907-1973) 

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A good laugh and a long sleep
are the best cures in the doctor's book.

~ Irish proverb

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"If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant:
if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity
would not be so welcome."

 

-- Charlotte Bronte

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The real tragedy of life is not in being limited to one
talent, but in the failure to use that one talent.

 

~ Edgar W. Work

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Some people are making such thorough preparations for
rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.

 

~William Feather (1889-1981) Writer and publisher

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"Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in
prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant."

 

-- Horace
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Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount
of life, or at any rate, no man understands a deep book, until
he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.

~Ezra Pound (American Poet)

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Experiments don't fail. When you try something new, you
either learn that it is worthwhile for you or that it does
not work for you, and thus save future time by not trying
it again.

 

~Stanley Goldstein

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The diamond cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.

~ Confucius

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"Almost anyone can become an author; the business
is to collect money and fame from this state of being."
 
                                              ~ A.A. Milne

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