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"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake."
"The days of the digital watch are numbered."
"On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time."
"What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do."
"A smile is the shortest distance between two people."
"I'm sick of following my dreams. I'm just going to ask them where they're going and hook up with them later."
"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow."
"A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire."
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy."
"There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion."
"To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle."
"Jean Paul Sartre says in "No Exit" that hell is other people. Well, our task in life is to make it heaven. Or at least earth."
"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."
"People who have what they want are fond of telling people who haven't what they want that they really don't want it."
"It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important."
Martin Luther King Jr.
"I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite."
G. K. Chesterton
"What does it matter how one comes by the truth so long as one pounces upon it and lives by it?"
"The best victory is when the opponent surrenders of its own accord before there are any actual hostilities... It is best to win without fighting."
"When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence."
"Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening."
"As for courage and will - we cannot measure how much of each lies within us, we can only trust there will be sufficient to carry through trials which may lie ahead."
"She got her looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon."
"It's the process of striving that makes us grow - not necessarily the result. Running against the wind makes us better than running with it."
Herb Elliott MBE
"Once you have passionately sold the core values of your organisation to your people, they have a very simple choice, and that is to be an Ambassador or an Assassin of those values."
"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."
Robert F. Kennedy
"The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit of doing them."
"It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep than a sheep at the head of an army of lions."
"A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses; it is an idea that possesses the mind."
"To every man, every day, will come one valuable thought."
"Deciding what to do is easy, deciding what not to do is hard."
"Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long."
"I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work, the more of it I seem to have."
"If you don't make mistakes, you aren't really trying."
"I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally."
W. C. Fields
"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
Malcolm S. Forbes
"If you want to piss with the big dogs, you'd better learn to lift your leg first; otherwise you just might get pissed on."
"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."
"I would rather die fighting than fight dying."
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"The breakfast of champions is not cereal, it's the opposition."
"Don't let your studies interfere with your education."
"I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of boy next to me."
"The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows."
"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject."
"A liberal is man too broad-minded to take his own side in a quarrel."
"The art of war is to avoid big battles."
"Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them."
P. G. Wodehouse
"Australia without the Irish would be unthinkable... unimaginable... unspeakable."
"Live for perfect moments... they exist in every second you forget to enjoy."
"I don't want to walk... I want to fly."
"Thank you for all your great work and assisting with making our events so successful."
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