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  • #1
    Robert Frost
    “Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”
    Robert Frost

  • #2
    Thomas A. Edison
    “Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.”
    Thomas A. Edison

  • #3
    Mark Twain
    “Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.”
    Mark Twain

  • #4
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    “Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.”
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • #5
    George Bernard Shaw
    “Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.”
    George Bernard Shaw

  • #6
    Maya Angelou
    “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #7
    Isaac Newton
    “Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.”
    Isaac Newton

  • #8
    Mark Twain
    “Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to.”
    Mark Twain

  • #9
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #10
    Henry David Thoreau
    “Goodness is the only investment that never fails.”
    Henry David Thoreau

  • #11
    George S. Patton Jr.
    “Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.”
    George S. Patton Jr.

  • #12
    Benjamin Franklin
    “He that can have patience can have what he will.”
    Benjamin Franklin

  • #13
    William Blake
    “A truth that's told with bad intent
    Beats all the lies you can invent.”
    William Blake, Auguries of Innocence

  • #14
    Benjamin Franklin
    “The doors of wisdom are never shut.”
    Benjamin Franklin

  • #15
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Whatever you are, be a good one.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #16
    Theodore Roosevelt
    “No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”
    Theodore Roosevelt

  • #17
    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    “Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.”
    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

  • #18
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Tact: the ability to describe others as they see themselves.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #19
    Aristotle
    “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
    Aristotle, Metaphysics

  • #20
    George Washington
    “It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.”
    George Washington

  • #21
    Francis Bacon
    “A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.”
    Francis Bacon, The Essays

  • #22
    Thomas Carlyle
    “The greatest of faults is to be conscious of none.”
    Thomas Carlyle

  • #23
    Henry Ford
    “Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”
    Henry Ford

  • #24
    Henry Ford
    “An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.”
    Henry Ford

  • #25
    William Faulkner
    “Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”
    William Faulkner

  • #26
    Henry David Thoreau
    “When it is time to die, let us not discover that we never lived.”
    Henry David Thoreau

  • #27
    Walt Disney Company
    “Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it's done right. ”
    Walt Disney Company

  • #28
    Plato
    “Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.”
    Plato

  • #29
    Rachel Carson
    “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.”
    Rachel Carson, The Sense of Wonder



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