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Emptiness is a symptom that you are not living creatively. You either have
no goal that is important enough to you, or you are not using your talents and
efforts in a striving toward an important goal.
Maxwell Maltz
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The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in
order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term is the indispensable prerequisite
for success.
Maxwell Maltz
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All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed
their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.
Orison Swett Marden
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A goal is a dream with a deadline.
Napoleon Hill
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Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.
Les Brown

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For imagination sets the goal picture which our automatic mechanism works
on. We act, or fail to act, not because of will, as is so commonly believed, but
because of imagination.
Maxwell Maltz
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We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny, but what we put
into it is ours.
Dag Hammarskiold
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Once you have a clear picture of your priorities that is values, goals, and
high leverage activities organize around them.
Stephen Covey
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Dreaming is wonderful, goal setting is crucial, but action is supreme. To
make something great happen you must get busy and make it happen. Take that
action step today that will put you on your path to achievement.
Greg Werner
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A vision keeps the Wealthy Soul focused on the path and not on the
boulders.
Michael Norwood
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The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your
heart this you will build your life by, and this you will become.
James Lane Allen
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A goal is not the same as a desire, and this is an important distinction to
make. You can have a desire you don’t intend to act on. But you can’t have a
goal you don’t intend to act on.
Tom Morris
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You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give
you some answers.
Les Brown
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Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.

Jawaharlal Nehru
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Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to
be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
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High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
Jack and Garry Kinder
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We’ve got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Denis Waitley
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Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all of your
energies on a limited set of targets.
Nido Qubein
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Goals are new, forward moving objectives. They magnetize you towards
them.
Mark Victor Hansen
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Once you have a clear picture of your priorities that is values, goals, and
high leverage activities organize around them.
Stephen Covey
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Big goals get big results. No goals get no results or somebody else’s results.
Mark Victor Hansen
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When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess
superhuman powers to achieve.
Napoleon Hill
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A winner is someone who recognizes his God given talents, works his tail
off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.
Larry Bird
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A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break
out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar

and the unknown.
Denis Waitley
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When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that
need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life.
Greg Anderson
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If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to
live the life which he had imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in
common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
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Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours.
Richard Bach
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The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your
heart this you will build your life by, and this you will become.
James Lane Allen
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A goal is not the same as a desire, and this is an important distinction to
make. You can have a desire you don’t intend to act on. But you can’t have a
goal you don’t intend to act on.
Tom Morris
***
You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give
you some answers.
Les Brown
***
Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
Jawaharlal Nehru
***
Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all of your
energies on a limited set of targets.
Nido Qubein
***
Goals are new, forward moving objectives. They magnetize you towards

them.
Mark Victor Hansen

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When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound.
Rebuild those plans and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Napoleon Hill
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Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
Dietrich Bonhoffer
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A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that
our existence holds a purpose a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to
achieve.
John Maxwell
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We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in
the dark to our success.
Henry David Thoreau
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Reduce your plan to writing.. The moment you complete this, you will have
definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Napoleon Hill
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This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Scott Reed
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People with goals succeed because they know where they are going.. It’s as
simple as that.
Earl Nightingale
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Having a vision for your life allows you to live out of hope, rather than out
of your fears.
Stedman Graham
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Visualize this thing you want. See it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental
blueprint and begin.
Robert Collier
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The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory, but progress.
Joseph Joubert
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Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what
should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal.
Elbert Hubbard
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The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined
goals, writing them down and then focusing on them several times a day with
words, pictures and emotions as if we’ve already achieved them.
Denis Waitley
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When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses
of action you should take choose the bolder.
W.J. Slim
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There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of
purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Napoleon Hill
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Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning; they are an
incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and
draw the best out of life.
Harvey Mackay
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Big goals get big results. No goals get no results or somebody else’s results.
Mark Victor Hansen
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A good plan today is better than a great plan tomorrow.
George S. Patton
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Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice
without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your
duty without being supervised.
Ann Landers
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The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.

David Lloyd George
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To aim at the best and to remain essentially ourselves is one and the same
thing.
Janet Erskine Stuart
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Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional
glance towards the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes
are to be observed from each new vantage point.
Harold B. Melchart
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Our aspirations are our possibilities.
Robert Browning
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Our real duty is always found running in the direction of our worthiest
desires. Randolph S. Bourne
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The starting point of all achievement is desire. Weak desire brings weak
results.
Napoleon Hill
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Nothing happens unless first a dream.
Carl Sandburg
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Not every one of our desires can be immediately gratified. We’ve got to
learn to wait patiently for our dreams to come true, especially on the path we’ve
chosen. Sarah Ban Breathnach
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Don’t be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can
dream it, you can make it so.
Belva Davis
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Plan for the future, because that is where you are going to spend the rest of
your life.
Mark Twain
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Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Henry Ford
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The life that conquers is the life that moves with a steady resolution and
persistence toward a predetermined goal. Those who succeed are those who
have thoroughly learned the immense importance of planning in life, and the
tragic brevity of time. W.J. Davison
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Teaching kids how they can create their futures is a powerful and critical
character building attribute. Goals education gives them the tools needed for
designing a productive life, of benefit to themselves, our country and for future
generations.
Gary Ryan Blair
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Learning how to set and achieve a goal is perhaps the single most important
thing your child can learn to prepare for school, adulthood, and employment.
The more adept your child is at understanding this important life skill, the more
options he or she will have.
Gary Ryan Blair
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For every disciplined effort, there is a multiple reward.
Jim Rohn
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A goal is created three times. First as a mental picture. Second, when
written down to add clarity and dimension. And third, when you take action
towards its achievement.
Gary Ryan Blair
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Goal setting starts with a pad of paper, a pen and you.
Gary Ryan Blair
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The dreams you see most clearly are most likely to come true.
Barney the dinosaur
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I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man
to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
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Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it
may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principals which
direct them.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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You cannot discover oceans unless you have the courage to leave the shore.
–Success stories Quiet your mind and picture yourself attaining your dream. . . .
Without even realizing it, your confidence soars and you become a magnet for
Good things.
Dr. Dennis Deaton
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In each of us are places where we have never gone. Only by pressing the
limits do you ever find them.
Dr. Joyce Brothers
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Quiet your mind and picture yourself attaining your dream. . . .Without even
realizing it, your confidence soars and you become a magnet for good things.
Dr. Dennis Deaton
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Old habits can’t be thrown out the upstairs window. They have to be coaxed
down the stairs one step at a time.
Mark Twain
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Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, he can achieve.
Napoleon Hill
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Nothing happens, unless first a dream!.
Carl Sandburg
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We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
Doanld Curts
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What changes your life is not learning more. What changes your life is
making decisions and using your personal power and taking action.
Anthony Robbins
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Deeds, not words shall speak to me.
John Fletcher
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I have had dreams, and I have had nightmares. I overcame the nightmares
because of my dreams.
Dr. Jonas Salk
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If you can’t do great things, do small things in a great way. Don’t wait for
great opportunities. Seize common, everyday ones and make them great.
Napolean Hill
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You don’t just luck into things . . . You build step by step, whether it’s
friendships or op-opportunities.
Barbara Bush
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It is often wonderful how putting down on paper a clear statement of a case
helps one to see, not perhaps the way out, but the way in.
A.C. Benson
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When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess
superhuman powers to achieve.
Napoleon Hill
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People with goals succeed because they know where they are going.. It’s as
simple as that.
Earl Nightingale
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If you want to reach a goal, you must see the reaching in your own mind
before you actually arrive at your goal.
Zig Ziglar
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Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you
are doing the impossible.
St. Francis of Assisi
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This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
Scott Reed
***
The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined
goals, writing them down and then focusing on them several times a day with
words, pictures and emotions as if we’ve already achieved them.
Denis Waitley
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Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who
keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind
young.
Henry Ford
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If you don’t set goals for yourself, you are doomed to work to achieve the
goals of someone else.
Brian Tracy
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Celebrate any progress. Don’t wait to get perfect.
Ann McGee Cooper
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Plan for the future, because that is where you are going to spend the rest of
your life.
Mark Twain
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You, too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major
objectives, targets, aims, and destination.
W. Clement Stone
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Do the next thing.
John Wanamaker
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Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all of your
energies on a limited set of targets.
Nido Qubein
***
If you don’t set goals for yourself, you are doomed to work to achieve the
goals of someone else.
Brian Tracy
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You, too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major
objectives, targets, aims, and destination.
W. Clement Stone
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There’s no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There
is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
Wayne Dyer
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The most important thing about goals is having one.
Geoffry F. Abert
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We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in
the dark to our success.
Henry David Thoreau
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The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals
and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you
parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or
boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams.
Og Mandino
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What the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Napoleon Hill
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Nothing happens unless first a dream.
Carl Sandburg
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Vision is the art of seeing the invisible.
Jonathan Swift
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Continuous excellent effort, not maximum strength or superior IQ, is the key
to unlocking your potential as an achiever.
Greg Werner
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You, too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major
objectives, targets, aims, and destination.
W. Clement Stone
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Creative ideas reside in people’s minds but are trapped by fear or
rejection. Create a judgment free environment and you’ll unleash a torrent of
creativity.
Alex Osborn
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The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call
luck.
Anthony Robbins
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The more you can dream the more you can do.
Michael Korda
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Make no small plans for they have not the power to stir men’s blood.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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Make progress one time and it makes you happy. Make progress day after
day, week after week and it makes you a champion.
Greg Werner
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If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you
go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good
things we build end up building us.
Jim Rohn
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I like a person who knows his own mind and sticks to it; who sees at once
what, in given circumstances, is to be done, and does it.
William Hazlitt
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The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it
happen.
Lee Iacocca
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Vision doesn’t usually come as a lightning bolt. Rather it comes as a slow
crystallization of life challenges that we one day recognize as a beautiful
diamond with great value to ourselves and others.
Dr. Michael Norwood
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The waste of life occasioned by trying to do too many things at once is
appalling.
Orison Swett Marden
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Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new
roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.
Ayn Rand
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Questions focus our thinking. Ask empowering questions like: What’s good
about this? What’s not perfect about it yet? What am I going to do next time?
How can I do this and have fun doing it?.
Charles Connolly
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By going over your day in imagination before you begin it, you can begin
acting successfully at any moment.
Dorothea Brande
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Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction.
Charles J. Givens
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By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is
noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which
is the bitterest.
Confucius
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Make your Vocation into Vacation and you will not have to work a single
day.
Nicholas Lore
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Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime;
it is not to be purchased at a lesser price.
Samuel Johnson
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