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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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The place where you can search and browse over 65,000 famous quotes, quotations, proverbs,  quotable words, epigrams, and aphorisms from famous people and works of literature from past to present.
 

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''Doing your own thing'' is a generous act. Being gifted creates obligations, which means you owe the world your best effort at the work you love. You too are a natural resource.
~ Barbara Sher - [Effort]

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A man can be a hero if he is a scientist, or a soldier, or a drug addict, or a disc jockey, or a crummy mediocre politician. A man can be a hero because he suffers and despairs; or because he thinks logically and analytically; or because he is ''sensitive;'' or because he is cruel. Wealth establishes a man as a hero, and so does poverty. Virtually any circumstance in a man's life will make him a hero to some group of people and has a mythic rendering in the culture -- in literature, art, theater, or the daily newspapers.
~ Andrea Dworkin - [Heroes and Heroism]

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Everyone confesses in the abstract that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us all; but practically most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.
~ Harriet Beecher Stowe - [Effort]

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For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
~ Jim Rohn - [Effort]

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Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
~ Theodore Roosevelt - [Effort]

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I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom.
~ Bob Dylan - [Heroes and Heroism]

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I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.
~ John D. Rockefeller - [Effort]

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If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well.
~ Proverb - [Effort]

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If someone had told me I would be pope one day, I would have studied harder.
~ Pope John I - [Effort]

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If your efforts are sometimes greeted with indifference, don't lose heart. The sun puts on a wonderful show at daybreak, yet most of the people in the audience go on sleeping.
~ Ada Teixeira - [Effort]

 

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