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A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts: to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, 'I was wrong'.
Sydney J. Harris
Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible.
Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, but, they also get more notoriety when they crash.
To attain the rank of grand master of memory, you must be able to perform three seemingly superhuman feats. You have to memorize 1,000 digits in under an hour, the precise order of 10 shuffled decks of playing cards in the same amount of time, and one shuffled deck in less than two minutes. There are 36 grand masters of memory in the world.
The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who can perform great feats before friendly crowds.
George Allen, Sr.
Eating coals of fire has always been one of the sensational feats of the Fire Kings, as it is quite generally known that charcoal burns with an extremely intense heat.
In all feats of fire-eating it should be noted that the head is thrown well back, so that the flame may pass out of the open mouth instead of up into the roof, as it would if the head were held naturally.
People I look to: again, Hank Aaron, man you challenged the status quo and the records of the game. Monumental feats in an era where people didn't like that.
One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.
Frank Moore Colby
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