Quotes and aphorisms (page 10)

Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.

Og Mandino

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Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.

Benjamin Franklin

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A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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I live a half mile from the San Andreas fault — a fact that bubbles up into my consciousness every time some other part of the world experiences an earthquake. I sometimes wonder whether this subterranean sense of impending disaster is at least partly responsible for Silicon Valley's feverish, get-it-done-yesterday work norms.

Gary Hamel

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I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human, with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it at the most important moments.

Jim Morrison

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Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.

Jim Morrison

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When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.

John F. Kennedy

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For the creation of a masterwork of literature two powers must concur, the power of the man and the power of the moment, and the man is not enough without the moment.

Matthew Arnold

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Waiting for the spark from heaven to fall.

Matthew Arnold

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Language, identity, place, home: these are all of a piece — just different elements of belonging and not-belonging.

Jhumpa Lahiri

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Where there is righteousness in the heart, there is beauty in the character. When there is beauty in the character, there is harmony in the home. When there is harmony in the home, there is order in the nation. When there is order in the nation, there is peace in the world.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know.

T. S. Eliot

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You have to be fast on your feet and adaptive or else a strategy is useless.

Charles de Gaulle

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Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.

Charles de Gaulle

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Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

George S. Patton

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To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.

A. A. Milne

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To live in the light of a new day and an unimaginable and unpredictable future, you must become fully present to a deeper truth — not a truth from your head, but a truth from your heart; not a truth from your ego, but a truth from the highest source.

Debbie Ford

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I've never been reckless — it's always calculated. I'm mischievous, but I'm calculated.

Drake

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Sometimes it's the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.

Drake

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No object is mysterious. The mystery is your eye.

Elizabeth Bowen

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