Jean Jacques Rousseau, 1712-1778, Philosopher and Writer

"Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect."

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"Often we allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. We lose many irreplaceable hours brooding over grievances that, in a year's time, will be forgotten by us and by everybody. No, let us devote our life to worthwhile actions and feelings, to great thoughts, real affections and enduring undertakings."

Andre Maurois, 1885-1967, Writer



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"Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future."

Paul Boese, Botanist



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"You will never be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life."

James G. Bilkey, Author



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"Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible."

Hannah Arendt, 1906-1975, Political Theorist



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"There never has been security. No man has ever known what he would meet around the next corner; if life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor."

Eleanor Roosevelt, 1884-1962, First Lady of the United States



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"The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions - the little soon forgotten charities of a kiss, a smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment in the disguise of a playful raillery, and the countless other infinitessimals of pleasurable thought and genial feeling."

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1772-1834, Poet and Philosopher



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"I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything."

Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865, Sixteenth President of the United States



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"You know, it's not more knowledge, it's not more education, it's not more facts that we need. It's a better use of what we already have that we need to have. You have each and every one of you, within your potential power right now to do a wonderful job in your chosen field - if you would only embrace it and use it."

Napoleon Hill, 1883-1970, Author of Think And Grow Rich



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"One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today."

Dale Carnegie, 1888-1955, Author



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"When I thought I couldn't go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck."

Estee Lauder, Entrepreneur



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