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"Seek not to understand that you may believe, but seek to believe that you may understand."

St. Augustine

2

"More things are wrought by prayer than this world will ever know."

St. Thomas Aquinas

3

"It all comes down to the big D: D for discipline."

Mrs. Asselta

4

"We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is a habit."

Aristotle

5

"Good lives are made so by discipline."

Sophocles

6

"Knowledge makes a bloody entry."

St. Thomas Aquinas

7

"I didn't do the best possible job but I did the best that I could do and therefore I couldn't have done any better."

Ronald Reagan

8

."It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves"

William Shakespeare

9

"Know thyself."

Sophocles

10

"The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead."

Aristotle

11

"I've never known a man worth his salt, who in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn't appreciate the grind, the discipline. There is something in good men that really yearns for, needs the discipline."

Vince Lombardi

12

"The way of a sluggard is hemmed in as with thorns. The path of the diligent, a highway."

Proverbs

13

"Criticize a conceited man, and he will hate you for it. Criticize a wise man, and he will respect you for it."

Proverbs

14

"Gratitude is not only the parent of all virtues, it is greatest of all virtues."

Cicero

15

One of the marvels of personality is its resistance to prediction. One man's paralyzing trauma is another man's invitation to take control of his life; one women's grounds for insanity is another women's gaud to a dramatic shaping of oneself."

Rosellen Brown

16

"A man is three persons: the person he thinks he is, the person others think he is, and the person God knows he is."

Samuel Brown - First Lexicon (Dictionary)

17

"Nothing great was ever achieved without without enthusiasm."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

18

"Speak not for the fool's hearing, he will despise the wisdom of your words."

Proverbs

19

"Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you're right."

Henry Ford

20

"Man's greatest weakness is self-doubt."

Alexander Pope

21

""Beauty is truth, truth beauty," - that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know."

John Keats

22

"Art imitates life."

John Keats

23

"Men are monsters of their own fate."

William Shakespeare

24

"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved."

Helen Keller

25

"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."

Mark Twain

26

"Careful of your enemies, they will point out your faults."

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27

"Only the truly disciplined person is free."

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28

"Preach the Gospel, use words if necessary."

St. Francis

29

"If it is to be, it is up to me."

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30

"If you lack confidence, pretend, and it will come."

Ralph Waldo Emerson