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Execution (T.S. Eliot)

"B/t the idea and the reality

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Walking (Nietzsche)

"All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking."""

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2 Peter 1:5-7 ESV

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love.

4

Kindness by Mark Twain

"Kindness is a language the deaf can hear and the blind can see."""

5

Being a gentleman

Being a male is a matter of birth, being a man is a matter of age, but being a gentleman is a matter of choice.

6

Overdressed/overeducated

You can never be overdressed or overeducated. -Oscar Wilde

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Seeing (Thoreau)

"It's not what you look at that matters

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Reaction

It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters."-Epictetus "

9

The journey (Eisenhower)

Accomplishments will prove to be a journey, not a destination.- Dwight D. Eisenhower

10

Really living (N. Cousins)

The tragedy of life is not death but what we let die inside of us while we live." - Norman Cousins"

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Kissing goodbye vs goodnight (Hemingway)

"I don't want to kiss you goodbye

12

Dreams (Roosevelt)

The future belongs to those that believe in the power of their dreams.-Eleanor Roosevelt

13

Alone

I think it's very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person. -Oscar Wilde

14

Be a traveler...

...not a tourist.

15

Use your words

Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.-Rumi

16

Kindness

Kindness is a language the deaf can hear and the blind can see. -Mark Twain

17

Believe, but not live

To believe in something and not to live it, is dishonest. -Ghandi

18

Comparison

Comparison is the thief of joy. -T. Roosevelt

19

One life to do

You have exactly one life in which to do everything you'll ever do. Act accordingly. -Colin Wright

20

Achieving inner peace

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. -RW Emerson

21

Thinking to solve problems

We cannot solve problems using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. -Einstein

22

Small steps to success

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. -R. Collier

23

Ahead vs. behind

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.-CS Lewis

24

Mistakes

Your mistakes do not define you. Psalm 37:24

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The purpose of life is not to be happy

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and loved well. -RW Emerson

26

Travel

"I rather would entreat thy companyTo see the wonders of the world abroad

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Passion in life

"I would rather die of passion than of boredom.""-Van Gogh"

28

Love what you do (Aristotle)

"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work."""

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The best time to do something

"The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now.""-Chinese proverb"