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The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
The weak die out and the strong will survive, and will live on forever
Anne Frank
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It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt
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A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
Bran thought about it. 'Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?'
'That is the only time a man can be brave,' his father told him.
George R.R. Martin
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Michael Scott
“Knowledge itself is never dangerous, it is how that knowledge is used that is dangerous”
Michael Scott, The Warlock

Ursula K. Le Guin
“There's a point, around the age of twenty, when you have to choose whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life, or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed

Cassandra Clare
“To them, as to Magnus, time was like rain, glittering as it fell, changing the world, but something that could also be taken for granted.”
Cassandra Clare, The Bane Chronicles

Michael Scott
“The day we stop learning is the day we die.”
Michael Scott, The Warlock

Adam Smith
“There is no art which one government sooner learns of another than that of draining money from the pockets of the people.”
Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
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