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"If you steal from one author it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many it’s research." - Wilson Mizner

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"I believe every human has a finite number of heart beats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine" - Neil Armstrong

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"The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed." - Bennett Cerf

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“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone” – Reba McIntire

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"Either you deal with what is the reality, or you can be sure that the reality is going to deal with you. " - Alex Haley

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"Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant." - Robert Louis Stevenson

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"Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness." - James Thurber

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"No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life." - Samuel Goldwyn

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"Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go." - Napoleon Bonaparte

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"Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained." - Seamus Heaney

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"There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self." - Ernest Hemingway

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"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. " - William Feather

 

 

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"I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing." - Anais Nin

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"I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.'" - Martin Luther King Jr.

Note - this iconic speech took place in the United States 57 years ago today.  Unfortunately we are all currently baring witness as to how little an impact this single idea and these famous words have had on the whole of North America.

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"We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life." - William Osler

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"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." - Benjamin Franklin

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