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Billy's full name is William Charles Ferguson Tweedie the second!

Billy's favorite color is blue.....sometimes light blue, sometimes dark!

Billy's favorite food is chinese.

Billy's favorite people are his best friend Michael (cause he is creative
at the best of times), thoughtful, intense, caring people.

Billy's favorite words at the moment seems to be SLAMMIN' and RAD!

Billy's favorite place is the net.

Billy's favorite place he loves to be near is the BEACH.

Billy's reason for coming to America is to discover the American Dream.

Billy's favorite movie of all time is THE BREAKFAST CLUB.

Billy's younger brother, Jonathan, is 13 yrs younger than him.

Billy's heros include BEATLES' manager Brian Epstein, MOTOWN Creator
Berry Gordy and Oscar Wilde!

Billy has lived in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dublin, Ireland, London,
England, Manchester, England, and Pittsburgh, PA USA....Presently he
lives in PA , 50 minutes outside Pittsburgh PA, USA ......

Billy's nickname was Tweety!

Billy was born in Belfast, Nothern Ireland, U.K.

Billy's parents are Billy & Maureen

Billy was born on 11/14/67

Billy's zodiac sign is Scorpio

Billy's hobbies are working out, staying healthy and fit, computers and
Internet, reading biographies about real people.

Billy needs to stop Procrastinating!

Billy's hair/eye color is Dark Brown/Ocean Blue

Billy's future plans are to become the best promoter America has ever
seen! To promote the world's finest entertainers, many as yet to be
discovered here and overseas.....

Billy's favorite TV channels are VH1, E!, sometimes MTV, when they
play music, not dumb shows!!!!, Movie channels like STARZ!, HBO,
ENCORE etc......

Billy's favorite actress is Sianna Lyons, as featured on this site.

Billy's favorite people who make him laugh are Molly Shannon and Jim
Carrey!

Billy's favorite actors are Tom Baker, Jude Law, River Phoenix, Emilio
Estevez, himself!!

Billy's favorite dancers are Gene Kelly & Shirley MacLaine

Billy's favorite music has been made by 
Sianna Lyons, Sarah Brightman, Cher, ABBA, Agnetha
Faltskog, Frida, Bryan White, Peter Allen , Jeff Buckley , Debbie Harry, 
Karen Carpenter ., Jim Croce , Judy Garland , Crowded House, 
The Corrs, Dana, George Michael, Alison Moyet, Gary Morris, 
Olivia, Shawn Colvin, Stevie Nicks,Tori Amos, Sarah McLachlan,
Liza Minnelli, Beth Orton, Bernadette Peters, Pet Shop Boys, 
Prince, Miss Ross, LeAnn Rimes, Marc Almond,
Michel Legrand, Kim Wilde, Dionne Warwick, Melissa
Etheridge, Junior Vasquez, Lisa Stansfield, Jennifer Warnes, Madonna,
k.d.lang, Barbra Streisand, Savage Garden, Dusty Springfield, Rufus
Wainwright, Stevie Wonder, Robbie Williams, Cilla Black, Neil Sedaka,
Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Take That, Sarah Vaughan, Dead or Alive,
Depeche Mode, Divine, Erasure, Eurythmics, Fleetwood Mac, Faithless,
Gary Glitter, Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, Billy Joel, Jewel, Michael
Jackson, Eartha Kitt, Bucks Fizz, Dollar, Julie London, Lulu, Stephanie
Lawrence, Joey Lawrence, Ute Lemper, Frances Ruffelle, Michael Ball,
Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Kavana, Justin Timberlake, Melissa
Manchester, Milla, Terry Hall, Michelle Shocked,
Richard Marx...........and thousands more.....I am not joking!!!!!!!!

Billy's favorite TV movie was 'Out On A Limb' starring Shirley MacLaine
Billy's favorite movies of all time are (in no order) 'WILLY WONKA AND
THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY', 'I COULD GO ON SINGING', '12 MONKEYS',
'PETER PAN', 'THE BREAKFAST CLUB', 'ME, MYSELF AND IRENE',
'SUPERSTAR'............and many more to be listed soon! 

More to come...
More Infos You Should Know About Billy
Fear knocked at the door;
Faith answered;
No one was there!

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If you think you are beaten, you are.
If you think you dare not, you don't.
If you like to win, but you think you can't,
It's almost a cinch you won't.

If you think you'll lose, you've lost.
For out in the world we find;
Success begins with a fellow's will.
It's all in the state of mind.
If you think you are outclassed, you are.
You've got to be sure of yourself before;
You can ever win a prize.

Life's battles don't always go;
To the stronger or faster man,
But sooner or later the man who wins;
Is the one who thinks he can.

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Watch your thoughts, they become words.
Watch your words, they become actions.
Watch your actions, they become habits.
Watch your habits, they become character.
Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.
Frank Outlaw

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From myself, I am copper,
Through you, friend, I am gold;
From myself I am a stone,
But through you I am a gem.
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Din ar-Rumi,
Persian mystic and poet.

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Success is a reward in itself,
But the greatest reward of success is knowing you achieved it;
With hard work and dedication.

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The only place you can win a football game is on the field.
The only place you can lose it is in your head.
Darrell Royal

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'I can't' is a coward,
'I'll try' is a soldier,
'I will' is a King.

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Some have the wisdom of old age and the energy of youth.
Most have the wisdom of youth, and the energy of old age.

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Sorrow looks back...
Worry looks around...
But, faith looks up.
From 'God's Little Instruction Book'.

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Some people dream of success,
While others wake up and work hard at it.

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A HOUSE is built of logs and stone,
Of piles and post and piers;
A HOME is built of loving deeds,
That stand a thousand years.
Victor Hugo, French poet, novelist, and playwright.

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The young man knows the rules,
but the old man knows the exceptions.

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Remember that a person's name, is to that person,
the sweetest sound in any language.
Dale Carnegie

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Smile, even if it is a sad smile,
Because sadder than a sad smile
Is the sadness of not knowing how to smile.

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If you look at what you have in life,
You'll always have more.
If you look at what you don't have in life,
You'll never have enough.
Oprah Winfrey, American television talk-show host and actor.

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Wisest is he who knows he does not know.
Old Eastern Saying

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Tears will get you sympathy.
Sweat will get you results.

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Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment.
Full effort is full victory.
Mahatma Gandhi, Indian nationalist leader, who established
our country's freedom through a nonviolent revolution.

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If you can't convince them, confuse them.
Harry S. Truman, 33rd president of the United States.

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If you don't learn from your mistakes,
There's no point in making them.

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Try not to become a man of success,
But rather try to become a man of value.
Albert Einstein, German-born American physicist and Nobel laureate.

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Luck is a loser's excuse for a winner's position!

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When first born we cry for coming
into this stage of fools.
Edward Lear, English painter and humorist.

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Good, Better, Best
Never rest till good be better
And better be best!

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Some men see things as they are and ask why.
Others dream things that never were and ask why not.
Goerge Bernard Shaw, Irish-born writer.

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Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
Chinese Proverb

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I Will
I will think of better ways.
I will develop ways to achieve positive attitude.
I will keep reviewing my goals.
I will accept that I cannot change.
I will learn from my mistakes.
I will start living.
I will smile.
I will be happy.
I will enjoy myself.
I will be honest.
I will remain humble.
I will put myself in the other person's shoes.

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From the ashes of failure bloom the roses of success.

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I am not afraid of tomorrow,
For I have seen yesterday,
And I love today!!

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A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty
Winston Churchill, Great Britain's greatest 20th-century statesman.

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Poetry should please by a fine excess and not by singularity.
It should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts,
and appear almost as a remembrance.
John Keats, English poet.

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Half of the world's misery comes from ignorance.
The other half comes from intelligence.
Bonar Thompson

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The past is behind; learn from it.
The present is here; live in it.
The future is ahead; prepare for it.

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Risks must be taken because,
The greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
Only a person who risks is free.

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I have no desires to move mountains,
Construct monuments, or leave behind, in my wake,
Material evidence of my existence.
But, in final recollection, if the essence of my being
Has caused a SMILE to have appeared upon your face,
Or a touch of joy within your heart...
Then in LIVING - I have made my mark.
Thomas L. Odem, Jr

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Success is a journey, not a destination.

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Never argue with a stupid person.
First they'll drag you down to their level,
then they will beat you with experience.

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When the wise get angry,
They lose their wisdom.

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Failure is not getting knocked down,
It's refusing to get up.

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Lessons taught in fear are remembered,
But lessons taught in love are cherished.

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The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.

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You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.
Navajo Proverb

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Faithful, intent, his senses
subdued, he gains knowledge;
gaining knowledge,
he soon finds perfect peace.
Bhagavad-Gita "Song of the Lord", a Sanskrit poem, that is regarded by
Hindus as
our most important text-the essence of their belief.

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The Challenge is not to win,
But to conquer the fear.
It is not the other people you have to beat,
It is your self.

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Believe in yourself, what you think, what you feel.
Believe in the truth, in the good, the ideal.
Believe that your dreams can someday become real...
Forever and always, Believe.

Believe in yourself and what you can do.
Believe in the goals that you strive to pursue.
Believe in the friends who believe in you too...
Forever and always, Believe.

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Heal the past,
Live the present,
Dream the future.

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It is not how much we do, but how much love we put into doing it.
It is not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.
Mother Teresa, Roman Catholic nun.

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I live in a house my father owns
I sleep in a bed my father owns
Nothing is mine except my heart
And my fears and my growing knowledge
That not all roads would lead home anymore.

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If someone is too tired to give you a smile, leave one of your own,
because no one
needs a smile as much as those who have none to give.

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Whoever follows a crowd will never be followed by a crowd.

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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear
Mark Twain, American writer and humorist.

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To attract good fortune,
spend a new coin on an old friend,
share an old pleasure with a new friend,
and lift up the heart of a true friend
by writing his name on the wings of a dragon.
Chinese Proverb

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Murder mysteries in print, like cross-word puzzles and chocolate,
are little getaways of certainity and comfort.
John Douglas

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Choose to say kind and tender words,
For one day you might have to eat them.

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We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
French Proverb

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Don't let yesterday's disappointments,
Overshadow tomorrow's achievements.

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We teach some by what we say.
We teach more by what we do.
We teach most by what we are.

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An individual can make a DIFFERENCE...
A team can make a MIRACLE!

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No purifier equals knowledge,
and in time
the man of perfect discipline
discovers this in his own spirit.

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Life isn't a destination-it's a journey.
We all come upon unexpected curves and turning points,
Mountain tops and valleys.
Everything that happens to us
Shapes who we are becoming.
And in the adventure of each day,
We discover the best in ourselves.

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The more you sweat in Peacetime, the less you bleed during War.
Chinese Proverb

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To realize the value of ONE YEAR
Ask a student who has failed his final exam.
To realize the value of ONE MONTH
Ask a mother who has given birth to a premature baby.
To realize the value of ONE WEEK
Ask an editor of a weekly newspaper.
To realize the value of ONE DAY
Ask a daily wage laborer who has ten kids to feed.
To realize the value of ONE HOUR
Ask the lovers who are waiting to meet or . . .
To realize the value of ONE MINUTE
Ask a person who has missed the train.
To realize the value of ONE SECOND
Ask a person who has survived an accident.
To realize the value of ONE MILLISECOND
Ask the person who has won a silver medal in the Olympics.
Treasure every moment that you have!
And treasure it more because you
Share it with someone special . . . special enough to have your time. .
.

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Knock the T off the Can't.

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If you have it and you know you have it, then you have it.
If you have it and don't know you have it, you don't have it.
If you don't have it but you think you have it, then you have it.
Jackie Gleason in "60 Minutes Interview"

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To get profit without risk, experience without danger, and reward
without work is as
impossible as it is to live without being born.
A.P. Gouthey

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The eyes believe themselves; the ears believe other people.
German Proverb

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Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Albert Einstein, German-born American physicist and Nobel laureate.

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Journalism is literature in a hurry.
Matthew Arnold

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There is no such thing as darkness; only a failure to see.
Malcolm Muggeridge

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Dare to dream
Dare to try
Dare to fail
Dare to succeed.

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Enjoy what you can, endure what you must.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
German poet, dramatist, novelist, and scientist.

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The SIX most important words:
"I ADMIT I MADE A MISTAKE"
The FIVE most important words:
"YOU DID A GOOD JOB"
The FOUR most important words:
"WHAT IS YOUR OPINION?"
The THREE most important words:
"IF YOU PLEASE"
The TWO most important words:
"THANK YOU"
The ONE most important word:
"WE"
The least important word:
"I"

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Don't ask the barber whether you need a haircut.
Daniel Greenberg

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"Did" is a word of achievement;
"Won't" is a word of defeat;
"Might" is a word of bereavement;
"Can't" is a word of defeat;
"Ought" is a word of duty;
"Try" is a word each hour;
"Will" is a word of beauty;
"Can" is a word of power.
Gerard Hargraves

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Winners v/s Losers

The Winner is a part of the answer;
The Loser is always a part of the problem.

The Winner always has a plan;
The Loser always has an excuse.

The Winner says, "Let me do it for you";
The Loser says, "That's not my job".

The Winner sees an answer in every problem;
The Loser sees a problem in every answer.

The Winner sees a green near every sandtrap;
The Loser sees a sandtrap near every green.

The Winner says, "It may be difficult but it's possible";
The Loser says, "It may be possible but it's difficult".

BE A WINNER

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A ship at harbor is safe,
But that's not what the ship was built for.
J.A. Shepp

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A vacation should be just long enough for the boss to miss you;
and not long enough for him to discover how well he can get along
without you.

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Yesterday is a cancelled cheque.
Tomorrow is a promised note.
Today is ready cash, use it!

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Before you kick a dog,
find out the name of its master.

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Your words are heard with the ears,
But understood with the heart.

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Real solutions are discovered only where they actually exist
Within the individual's own essence.
Vernon Howard

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Laughing at our mistakes can lengthen our own life.
Laughing at someone else's can shorten it!

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To the pure, all things are pure.
An Old Arabic Proverb

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God gave us mouths that close and ears that don't.
That should tell us something.

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Many years ago, a large American shoe company sent two sales
representatives out
to different parts of the Australian outback to see if they could drum
up some
business among the Aborigines. Some time later, the company received
telegrams
from both agents.
The first said, "No business here . . . natives don't wear shoes."
The second one said, "Great opportunity here . . . natives don't wear
shoes!"
John M. Capozzi

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Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Thomas Alva Edison, American inventor.

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Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you -
not because they are nice, but because you are.

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Everyone thinks of changing the world,
But no one thinks of changing himself.
Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist, a social and moral thinker.

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You can get through life with bad manners, but it's easier with good
manners.
Lillian Gish, pioneer American actor.

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Be happy;
Be supportive;
Be Naughty;
Be just like the way you are;
But don't get bored.

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A teenager is someone who can eat his heart out without affecting his
appetite.

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There are many things in life
That will catch your eye,
But only a few will catch your heart...
Pursue those.

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Set a thief to catch a thief.
French Proverb

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Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow.
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead.
Walk beside me and just be my friend.

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Honesty is still the best policy, but
with a little bit of common sense.

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90 percent of the decisions can be taken immediately on
the basis of past experience,
and only 10 percent require in-dept analysis.

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Opportunities always look bigger going than coming.

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For every sixty seconds of anger,
You lose one minute of happiness.

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Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be
worshipped.
Calvin Coolidge, 30th president of the United States.

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Don't compare yourself to what others are,
But to what you could be.

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If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day.
If you teach a man how to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.

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The optimist says, 'My cup runneth over, what a blessing'. The pessimist
says, 'My
cup runneth over, what a mess.'

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Leadership is like moving a string,
you cannot move it by pushing from behind;
what you have to do is to get ahead and pull.

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God saw a tear, and wiped it away with a smile from a friend.

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Vision is not seeing things as they are, but as they will be.

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No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
Oscar Wilde, Irish-born writer and wit.

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Winners never quit,
Quitters never win.
Vince Lombardi, American football coach,
known as a great leader who inspired and motivated his players.

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RISK IT
To laugh is to risk being a fool.
To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.
To reach out to another is to risk involvement.
To express feelings is to risk exposing your true self.
To place your ideas, your dreams, before the crowd
Is to risk their loss.

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Well done is better than well said.
Benjamin Franklin, American printer, author,
diplomat, philosopher, and scientist.

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Success isn't the opposite of failure.
A runner may come in last, but if he beats his record, he succeeds.

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No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions.

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A hero is an ordinary person who performs
an ordinary task in an extraordinary situation.

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Don't ask meaningless questions
And you wont get meaningless answers.
Ask something with a full heart
And you might get somewhere.

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You never get a second chance;
To make a first impression.

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Where there is a sea there are pirates.
Greek Proverb

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Adventure is just a romantic name for trouble.
Louis L'amour, American author.

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Money will buy you a pretty good dog,
but it won't buy the wag of his tail.

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The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural
curiosity of young
minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
Anatole France, French novelist and Nobel laureate.

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When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.
Chinese Proverb

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Give, and forget!
Receive, and remember!

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People forget how fast you did a job-
but they remember how well you did it.

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Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
Albert Einstein, German-born American physicist and Nobel laureate.

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There is no indigestion worse than that
which comes from having to eat your own words.

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You have only failed if you fail to try.

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One can never hope to discover new oceans
if they don't have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

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The opinion of the intelligent is better than the certainty of the
ignorant.
Egyptian Proverb

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And in the end it's not the years in your life that counts...
It's the life in your years.
Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States.

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I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Thomas Jefferson, American revolutionary leader
and political philosopher.

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Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery,
today is a gift of God,
which is why we call it the present.
Bill Keane

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I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand.
Chinese Proverb

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A word of encouragement during failure is worth
more than a whole book of praises after a success
Anon

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If you do not want to be forgotten,
When you are dead and rotting,
Either write things worth reading,
Or do things worth the writing.
Benjamin Franklin, American printer,
author, diplomat, philosopher, and scientist.

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In the end, only kindness matters.

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An army of sheep led by a lion would
defeat an army of lions led by a sheep.
Arab Proverb

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When the mouse laughs at the cat there is a hole nearby.
Nigerian Proverb

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Success is having.
Excellence is being.

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Knowing is not enough;
We must Apply.
Willing is not enough;
We must Do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
German poet, dramatist, novelist, and scientist.

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Training that brings about no change is as effective
as a parachute that opens on the first bounce.

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I am open to receive with every breath I breathe.
Michael Sun

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You can blow out a candle,
but you can't blow out a fire,
once the flame begins to catch,
the wind will blow it higher.
Peter Gabriel

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If I had eight hours to chop a tree,
I would spend six hours sharpening my axe.

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Live as if to die tomorrow.
Learn as if to live forever.
Mahatma Gandhi, Indian nationalist leader, who established
our country's freedom through a nonviolent revolution.

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It is not always easy to....
...apologize
...begin over
...take advise
...be unselfish
...keep trying
...be considerate
...think and then act
...profit by mistakes
...forgive and forget
but it usually pays.
Richard Hamilton

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Faith sees the invisible,
Feels the intangible,
And achieves the impossible.

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For yesterday I hold no apologies,
For tomorrow I hold no answers,
Today is a gift and
I will honor it by fully living in it.
Maryanne Radmacher Hershey

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If you drop a white glove into the mud,
the glove will get muddy but the mud will never get glovey.

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All men make mistakes; only the fools repeat them.

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If there is light in the soul,
There will be beauty in the person.
If there is beauty in the person,
There will be harmony in the house.
If there is harmony in the house,
There will be order in the nation.
If there is order in the nation,
There will be peace in the world.
Chinese Proverb

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Dear Lord, I pray
At the end of this day
I'll look back at the choices I've made:
The time that I've spent,
The places I went,
The things that I've chosen to say,
The thoughts that I had
(The good and the bad)
The number of times that I prayed,
And that I'll decide
I really HAVE tried,
And I'd live it again the same way.

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Opportunity knocks at the strangest times,
It's not the time that matters;
But how you answer the door.

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Nothing Ventured...
Something Lost.

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Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most do.
Dale Carnegie, "How To Win Friends And Influence People".

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The grass is always greener on the other side;
Until you jump the fence and see the weeds up close.

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To handle yourself, use your head;
To handle others, use your heart.

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A leading authority is anyone who has guessed right more than once.
Frank A. Clark

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Even a clock that does not work is right twice a day.
Polish Proverb

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A true hero is not measured by the size of his strength,
But by the strength of his heart.
Zeus (From Hercules)

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Quality is presence of value and not absence of mistake.

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You don't know what tomorrow holds,
but you know who holds tomorrow.

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A bend in the road is not the end of the road;
Unless you fail to make the turn.

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Confidence is not always being right,
It's not fearing being wrong.

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Many people spend their health for wealth,
and then try to spend their wealth for health.

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The road to success runs uphill;
So don't expect to break any speed records.

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People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.
J. F. Newton

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One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.

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It is difficult to soar with eagles when you work with turkeys.

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It is better to deserve honors and not have them than
to have them and not deserve them.
Mark Twain, American writer and humorist.

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A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining,

but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
Mark Twain, American writer and humorist.

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No medicine cures what happiness cannot.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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Money is an excellent servant,
but a horrible master.

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Friends come and go,
But the memory of them will last forever.

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All of the biggest technological inventions created by man -
the airplane, the automobile, the computer -
say little about his intelligence,
but speak volumes about his laziness.
Mark Kennedy

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It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
Epictetus, Greek philosopher.

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Those who wish to sing will always find a song.
Spanish Proverb

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The silent dog is the first to bite.
Old Proverb

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Success is never lasting,
And failure is never final.

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No need to teach an eagle to fly.
Greek Proverb

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In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
Thomas Jefferson, American revolutionary leader and political
philosopher.

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Learn from yesterday:
Live for today:
Hope for tomorrow.

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Learn from the past
Live for today
Look for tomorrow
Take a nap this afternoon

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If you judge people,
You have no time to love them.
Mother Teresa, Roman Catholic nun.

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Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of the heart.

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The past is history.
Tomorrow's a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That's why we call it the present.

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I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards
who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.
August Strindberg, Swedish dramatist.

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The ratio between hard work and luck is 70:30.

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Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they're yours.
Richard Bach, Illusions.

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The minute that you settle for second best
You've settled for even less than you deserve.

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If A is a success in life, then A equals X plus Y plus Z.
Work is X; Y is play; and Z is keeping your mouth shut.
Albert Einstein, German-born American physicist and Nobel laureate.

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They may avoid suffering and sorrow,
But they simply cannot learn,
Feel, change, grow, love or live.

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No one can predict the height you can soar.
Even you will not know until you spread your wings.

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When an old man dies, a library burns down.
African Proverb

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It is better to forget and smile,
than to remember and be sad.

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A single conversation with a wise man is better than ten years of study.

Chinese Proverb

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It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool
than to open your mouth and prove it.

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Forget about the days when it's been cloudy,
But don't forget about your hours in the sun...
Forget about the mistakes that you can't change now,
But don't forget the lessons that you've learned...
Forget about the misfortunes you've encountered,
But don't forget the times your luck has turned...
Forget about the days you've been lonely,
But don't forget about the friendly smiles you've seen...
Forget about the plans that didn't seem to work out right...
But do not forget to always have a dream.

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Good things come to those who wait,
But they are left-overs from those who hustle.

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Be a lion at heart and
do not forget the tact of a fox.

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When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life in such a manner that when you die the world cries and
you rejoice.
Old Indian Saying

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Respect cannot be learned, purchased or acquired-
it can only be earned.

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Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is
someone who
will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Oprah Winfrey, American television talk-show host and actor.

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Follow the Master,
Face the Devil,
Fight to the end,
Finish the game.

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A guest sees more in an hour than the host in a year.
Polish Proverb

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When an elephant is in trouble even a frog will kick him.
Hindu Proverb

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A match-stick has a head, but it does not have a brain.

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Every job is self-portrait of the person who did it.
Autograph your work with excellence.

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When I was crossing into Gaza,
I was asked at the checkpost whether I was carrying any weapons.
I replied: Oh yes, my prayer books.
Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity.

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God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
The courage to change the things I can,
And the wisdom to know the difference.

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Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.
Margaret Walker

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I've been trying to find the word
That says what I need to be in life.
'Brave' is the only word.
It's the only thing that I ask myself to be.
Sandra Bullock, Hollywood superstar of 'Speed' fame.

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Life is too short to settle for anything less than a 110% effort!

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If you love something; set it free
If it comes back; it was meant to be.

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The person who risks nothing,
Does nothing,
Has nothing and is nothing.

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A lot of people come in and out of our lives;
But only a treasured few make a difference;
Leave an impression of love that lasts forever.

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Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back into the same box.
Italian Proverb

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If your ship doesn't come in, swim out of it!
Jonathan Winters

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Originality is the art of concealing your source.
Franklin P. Jones

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Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Knowledge is limited, imagination encircles the world.
Albert Einstein, German-born American physicist and Nobel laureate.

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Time is like money: you can either spend, waste, or invest!

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Minds, like parachutes,
only function when they are open.

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If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain.
If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees.
If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people.
Old Chinese Proverb

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The hammer shatters glass but forges steel.
Russian Proverb

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Never judge a work of art by its defects.
Washington Allston, American painter and poet.

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Conscience is what hurts when everything else feels so good.

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This is a story about four people named:
Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody.

There was an important job to be done and
Everybody was sure Somebody would do it.
Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it.
Somebody got angry about that, beacuse it was Everbody's job.
Everybody though Anybody could do it,
but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn't do it.
It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when
Nobody did what Anybody could have done.

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A wise man learns something new every day...
The fool knows it all already.

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My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people:
those who do the work and those who take the credit.
He told me to try to be in the first group;
there was much less competition.
Indira Gandhi, Prime minister of India.

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Trust in God - but tie your camel tight.
Persian Proverb

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WHAT IS LIFE?
Life is a gift...accept it
Life is an adventure...dare it
Life is a mystery...unfold it
Life is a game...play it
Life is a struggle...face it
Life is beauty...praise it
Life is a puzzle...solve it
Life is opportunity...take it
Life is sorrowful...experience it
Life is a song...sing it
Life is a goal...achieve it
Life is a mission...fulfill it

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"Knock, Knock."
"Who's there?"
"Opportunity."
"Can't be."
"Why not?"
"Opportunity knocks only once."

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Who never ate his bread in sorrow,
Who never spent the darksome hours,
Weeping, and watching for the morrow,
He knows ye not, ye gloomy Powers.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
German poet, dramatist, novelist, and scientist.

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The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of the French.

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Do not believe in a thing because you have read about it in a book.
Do not believe in a thing because another man has said it was true.
Do not believe in words because they are hallowed by tradition.
Find out the truth for yourself. Reason it out. That is realization.
Swami Vivekananda, Indian philosopher.

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When I was a child, my mother said to me,
"If you become a soldier you'll be a general.
If you become a monk you'll end up as the pope."
Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.
Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter and sculptor.

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Yesterday is a dream,
Tomorrow is a vision,
But a day well lived,
Makes every yesterday a dream of happiness,
And every tomorrow a vision of hope.

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Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
African Proverb

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Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

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No individual raindrop ever considers itself responsible for the flood.

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The dog wags his tail, not for you, but for your bread.
Portuguese Proverb

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To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

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Let your mind go, and your body will follow.
From The Movie 'LA Story'.

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Some people come into our lives and quickly go away...
Some stay for awhile and leave footprints on our hearts...
And we are never, ever the same...

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It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Herman Melville

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I can think of no more stirring symbol of
man's humanity to man than a fire engine.
Kurt Vonnegut, American novelist.

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Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.

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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of
comfort and
convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr., American clergyman and Nobel laureate.

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All the strength and force of a man
Comes from his faith in things unseen.
He who believes is strong;
He who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
J.F. Clarke

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With money in your pocket you are wise, you are handsome,
and you sing well too.
Jewish Proverb

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EYES
They say the eyes are the windows of the soul.
I believe.
There are things that the eyes can show
That a mouth cannot speak.

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The difference between the impossible and possible
Lies in a man's determination.

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The first step toward solving a problem is to begin.

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If you can dream it, you can do it.
Walt Disney, American cartoon artist and producer of animated films.

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Champions aren't made in gyms.
Champions are made from something they have deep inside them:
A desire, a dream, a vision.
They have to have late minute stamina,
They have to be a little faster,
They have to have the skill and the will.
But the will must be stronger than the skill.
Muhammad Ali, American boxer.

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You're never a loser until you quit trying.

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Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Only through the experience of trial and suffering
Can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared,
Ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller, American author and lecturer.

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The sum of man's problems come from his inability to be alone in a
silent room.
Blaise Pascal, French philosopher, mathematician, and physicist.

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Photographs taped, grouted and sanded together so that
they merge perfectly into a single plain surface.
Paul Williams

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Three things it is best to avoid: a strange dog,
a flood, and a man who thinks he is wise.
Welsh Proverb

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The Happy person is the one
Who finds occasion for joy at every step.
He does not have to look for them he just finds them.

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Things which matter most must never be
at the mercy of things which matter least.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
German poet, dramatist, novelist, and scientist.

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Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you,
not because they are nice, but because you are.

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Kites rise against,
not with the wind.

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Never bolt your door with a boiled carrot.
Irish Proverb

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Learn from failures, don't brood over them.

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True friendship is like a star,
You don't see it's light in the brightness of prosperity;
But in the darkness of adversity.

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He who asks is a fool for five minutes,
but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
Chinese Proverb

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Words are small shapes in the gorgeous chaos of the world;
shapes that bring the world into focus, corral ideas, hone thoughts.
They paint watercolors of perception.
Diane Ackerman

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To love is to risk not being loved in return.
To live is to risk dying.
To hope is to risk despair.
To try is to risk failure.

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Looking back, may I be filled with gratitude;
Looking forward, may I be filled with hope;
Looking upward, may I be aware of strength;
Looking inward, may I find peace.

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Winners don't blame fate for their failures
Nor luck for their successes.
They know that a goal is only as worthy
As the effort that's required to achieve it.

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Life is like a mirror, if you frown at it, it frowns back;
if you smile, it returns the greeting.

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Our eyes are placed in front because it is more important
to look ahead than look back.

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It takes 20 years to build a reputation...
and five minutes to ruin it.

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Live so that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the
family parrot to the town gossip.
Will Rogers, American humorist, actor, and writer.

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If you believe in yourself,
Then nothing can stop you
From achieving what you believe in.

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When everything seems to be going against you,
remember the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
Henry Ford, American industrialist.

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When I was young, I admired clever people.
Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
Abraham Joshua Heschel, American rabbi, scholar,
philosopher, and theologian.

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Your only Limitation is your Imagination.

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They can because they think they can.
Virgil, ancient Roman poet.

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Lord, grant that
I may always desire
More than I accomplish.
Michelangelo, arguably one of the most inspired creators in the history
of art.

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Tears are the rinse water of an unhappy heart.
Raynor Schein

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It is a funny thing about life,
If you refuse to accept nothing but the best,
You very often get it.
Somerset Maugham, English author.

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Better to be thought of as a fool, than to open your mouth and remove
all doubt.
Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States.

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If you haven't all the things that you want, be thankful for
all the things that you don't have that you didn't want.

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If you reveal your secrets to the wind;
you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
Khalil Gibran

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If you listen you will hear
If you look you will see
If you touch you will feel
If you try you will be.

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Perhaps you cannot be a star;
but you need not be a cloud.

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Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.
Helen Adams Keller, American author and lecturer, who,
having overcome considerable physical handicaps,
served as an inspiration for other afflicted persons.

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Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.
Malayan Proverb

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