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The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.
Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery.
Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper's bell of an approaching looter.
Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.
As you get older and wiser you realize that when people are given anything without having to earn it (unless they are physically or mentally utterly incapable of earning anything), they become ungrateful and lazy. They also become less happy.
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.
Jean de La Fontaine
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.
When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.
Corrie Ten Boom
If you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That's truly about the game, and in some ways that's about life too.
A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. You don't have that idea when you are arrogant, superficial, and uninformed.
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.
George Bernard Shaw
You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.
W. C. Fields
I finally faced the fact that it isn't a crime not having friends. Being alone means you have fewer problems.
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten.
When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, 'Why god? Why me?' and the thundering voice of God answered, 'There's just something about you that pisses me off.'
If you come to a fork in the road, take it.
Even though your kids will consistently do the exact opposite of what you're telling them to do, you have to keep loving them just as much.
The way I see it, you should live everyday like its your birthday.
Do whatever you will, but first be such as are able to will.
Don't get the impression that you arouse my anger. You see, one can only be angry with those he respects.
Richard M. Nixon
Hip-hop is ever changing but you'll always have the pack. And you'll always have those people who are separated from the pack.
In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.
So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.
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