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"Ambition's like a circle on the water, which never ceases to enlarge itself, 'till by broad spreading it disperse to nought."
- William Shakespeare
"Maria is the best reason to come home."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
"I'm not interested in dating. I like being with my own best friend, me. Certain women, particularly older women, cannot believe I like going to a social event by myself. But I do."
- Gloria Allred
"Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you're flying high at first, but it won't take long before you feel the impact."
- Barack Obama
"Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes adversity not without many comforts and hopes."
- Francis Bacon
"Freedom means the freedom to behave coarsely, basely, foolishly."
- George F Will
"Defense is a definite part of the game, and a great part of defense is learning to play it without fouling."
- John Wooden
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
- Calvin Coolidge
"The process I go through in the art and the architecture, I actually want it to be almost childlike. Sometimes I think it's magical."
- Maya Lin
"You cannot create experience. You must undergo it."
- Albert Camus
"Getting money is not all a man's business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life."
- Samuel Johnson
"All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth."
- Napoleon Hill
"Talking isn't doing. It is a kind of good deed to say well and yet words are not deeds."
- William Shakespeare
"Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth."
- Pablo Picasso
"The impulse to cruelty is, in many people, almost as violent as the impulse to sexual love - almost as violent and much more mischievous."
- Aldous Huxley
"The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight."
- Theodore Roosevelt
"I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people who are entitled to power, entitled to leadership."
- Patricia Ireland
"I never called my work an 'art'. It's part of show business, the business of building entertainment."
- Walt Disney
"Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language."
- Walt Disney
"The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family."
- Lee Iacocca
"When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative."
- H.L. Mencken
"Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago."
- Erma Bombeck
"The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice."
- Mark Twain
"This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last."
- Oscar Wilde
"It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age."
- Margaret Mead
"And what is a good citizen? Simply one who never says, does or thinks anything that is unusual. Schools are maintained in order to bring this uniformity up to the highest possible point. A school is a hopper into which children are heaved while they are still young and tender; there in they are pressed into certain standard shapes and covered from head to heels with official rubber stamps."
- H.L. Mencken
"I do the same exercises I did 50 years ago and they still work. I eat the same food I ate 50 years ago and it still works."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
"God does not play dice."
- Albert Einstein
"Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"The Holy Spirit alone can do this, the Holy Spirit alone can establish this link with one's neighbor."
- Jacques Ellul
"Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them."
- Samuel Johnson
"A great city is that which has the greatest men and women."
- Walt Whitman
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."
- Tom Stoppard
"The nerve that never relaxes, the eye that never blanches, the thought that never wanders, the purpose that never wavers - these are the masters of victory."
- Edmund Burke
"The best way out is always through."
- Robert Frost
"A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world."
- John Locke
"I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination."
- Jimmy Dean
"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
- Albert Einstein
"Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools."
- Albert Einstein
"A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery."
- James Joyce
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."
- Dale Carnegie
"When an actor has money he doesn't send letters, he sends telegrams."
- Anton Chekhov
"I try to write lyrics so that they won't age, which sort of leaves you with the big subjects like death and love and sex and violence."
- Florence Welch
"The people who look for an easy way out seem to have a hard time finding an exit."
- Anonymous
"To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it."
- Leo Tolstoy
"Where there is the necessary technical skill to move mountains, there is no need for the faith that moves mountains."
- Eric Hoffer
"No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams."
- Jesse Jackson
"A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him."
- Samuel Johnson
"I didn't fear failure. I expected failure."
- Amy Tan
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