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Marilyn Monroe
“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
Marilyn Monroe

Winston Churchill
“It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required.”
Winston Churchill

Jarod Kintz
“What does it mean to be the best? It means you have to be better than the number two guy. But what gratification is there in that? He's a loser—that’s why he's number two.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not for Sale

Jarod Kintz
“I've often wondered what makes a relationship last. I guess the best answer is it's the one right after the next to the last one.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not for Sale

Sarah Kay
“I have seen the best of you, and the worst of you, and I choose both.”
Sarah Kay

Marvin J. Ashton
“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.”
Marvin J. Ashton

Randy Pausch
“If I only had three words of advice, they would be, Tell the Truth. If got three more words, I'd add, all the time.”
Randy Pausch
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Ben Carson
“Do your best and let God do the rest.”
Ben Carson

Thomas Jefferson
“I agree with yours of the 22d that a professorship of Theology should have no place in our institution. but we cannot always do what is absolutely best. those with whom we act, entertaining different views, have the power and the right of carrying them into practice. truth advances, & error recedes step by step only; and to do to our fellow-men the most good in our power, we must lead where we can, follow where we cannot, and still go with them, watching always the favorable moment for helping them to another step.

[Comment on establishing Jefferson's University of Virginia, a secular college, in a letter to Thomas Cooper 7 October 1814]”
Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson

Winston Churchill
“Sometimes doing your best is not good enough. Sometimes you must do what is required.”
Winston Churchill

Rick Riordan
“A hero can go anywhere, challenge anyone, as long as he has the nerve.”
Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Ultimate Guide

Nina Malkin
“The best listeners listen between the lines.”
Nina Malkin, Swoon

Jarod Kintz
“We all want to be the best at something. Trouble is, some people are only the best at being second best.
”
Jarod Kintz, Seriously delirious, but not at all serious

Penelope Douglas
“Experience is the best teacher.”
Penelope Douglas, Bully

Voltaire
“The best is the enemy of good.”
Voltaire, Philosophical Dictionary

Sarah Dessen
“The best gifts come from the heart, not the store.”
Sarah Dessen, Lock and Key

Joyce Carol Oates
“Keep a light, hopeful heart. But ­expect the worst.”
Joyce Carol Oates

“There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it hardly becomes any of us to talk about the rest of us.”
― G. W. Cooke

Susan Beth Pfeffer
“The only way you can be the best at something is to be the best you can be.”
Susan Beth Pfeffer, Life As We Knew It
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Shiro Amano
“Being able to do what you wish is the best thing in the world!”
Shiro Amano, Kingdom Hearts, Vol. 1

“Men always fall for frigid women because they put on the best show.”
Fanny Brice

“Being a one of a kind means we are automatically the best in the world at what we do.”
Victor WIlliamson

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance
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Herodotus
“If anyone, no matter who, were given the opportunity of choosing from amongst all the nations in the world the set of beliefs which he thought best, he would inevitably—after careful considerations of their relative merits—choose that of his own country. Everyone without exception believes his own native customs, and the religion he was brought up in, to be the best.”
Herodotus, The Histories

Orson Scott Card
“You made them hate me." Said Ender
"So? What will you do about it? Crawl in a corner? Start kissing their little backsides so they'll love you again? There's only one thing that will make them stop hating you. And that's being so good at what you do that they can't ignore you. I told them you were the best. Now you damn well better be." -Graff”
Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

Jarod Kintz
“I’ll insist my competitor is the greatest, so that when I beat him, I won’t be calling myself the greatest—I’ll be proving it through my actions.
”
Jarod Kintz, Seriously delirious, but not at all serious

Kris Courtney
“The morning opens, a mist of innocence appears across the countryside that tells each one of us the day is new. That feeling of hope, love and the humble awareness of our duty becomes clear if even for a moment. It is that experience of inspiration that follows us into a small town woken by a cool frost on this Sunday morning and the laughter of children playing.”
Kris Courtney, Norma Jean's Sun

Dennis Sharpe
“See, I can talk to the pretty man like a real grown up if I try hard enough.”
Dennis Sharpe, Blood & Spirits

“The best or nothing at all.”
Gottlieb Daimler
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