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"It all comes..."

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

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"Good lives are..."

"Good lives are made so by discipline."
-Sophocles

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"Only the truly..."

"Only the truly disciplined person is free."

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"I've never known..."

"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

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"Character cannot be..."

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

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"Knowledge makes a..."

"Knowledge makes a bloody entry."
-St. Thomas Aquinas

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"Experience: the most..."

"Experience: the most brutal of teachers, but you learn...do you learn!"
-C.S. Lewis

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"The educated differ..."

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

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"Know..."

"Know thyself."
-Sophocles

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"Criticize a conceited..."

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

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"Gratitude is not..."

"Gratitude is not only the parent of all virtues. It is the greatest of all virtues."
-Cicero

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"The way of..."

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

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"One of the..."

"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 woman's grounds for insanity is another woman's goad to a dramatic shaping of oneself."
-Rosellen Brown

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"If you think..."

"If you think you can't, you won't."
-James Allen

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"A man is..."

"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 Johnson

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"Speak not for..."

"Speak not for the fools hearing. He will despise the wisdom of your words."
-Proverbs

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"Whether you think..."

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

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"Nothing great was..."

"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"Seek not to..."

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

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"Life ends. Art..."

"Life ends. Art is forever."
-John Keats

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"Preach the gospel..."

"Preach the gospel. Use words if necessary."
-St. Francis

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"If it is..."

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

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"Men are masters..."

"Men are masters of their own fate."
-William Shakespeare

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"If you tell..."

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

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"Careful of your..."

"Careful of your enemies. They point out your faults."
-Proverbs

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"Beauty is truth..."

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

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"If you lack..."

"If you lack confidence, pretend, and it will come."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"There is no..."

"There is no success without hardship."
-Sophocles

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"There is no..."

"There is no greater courage than to bear defeat without giving up."

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"This thing we..."

"This thing we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down."

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"Life is not..."

"Life is not easy. It calls for Spartan endurance."
-Tennessee Williams

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"What's difficult, we..."

"What's difficult, we do at once, the impossible takes a little longer."
-Herman Wouk

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"I must be..."

"I must be cruel only to be kind."
-William Shakespeare

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"A person is..."

"A person is as big as the thing that makes him angry."
-Winston Churchill

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"Do the best..."

"Do the best you can, and pray that God will give you the strength to do what you cannot."
-Saint Augustine

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"The eyes are..."

"The eyes are the windows of the soul."
-John Donne

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"Things are never..."

"Things are never so bad that there isn't a solution, or the solution is accepting the problem."
-Winston Churchill

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"Procrastination is the..."

"Procrastination is the thief of time."
-Martin Luther King

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"Do the thing..."

"Do the thing you fear, and death of fear is certain."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"I didn't do..."

"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

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"We do what..."

"We do what we have to do so we can do what we want to do."

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"We are what..."

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is a habit."
-Aristotle

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"A knavish speech..."

"A knavish speech sleeps in a foolish ear."
-Tom Stoppard

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"To know even..."

"To know even one life has been made easier because you have lived. This is success."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"Self pity is..."

"Self pity is the most unattractive quality onstage or off. It's struggle and survival."
-The Dresser

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"The only failure..."

"The only failure is the failure to try."

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"To know you..."

"To know you don't know is the beginning of wisdom."
-Plato

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"Circumstances don't make..."

"Circumstances don't make a man. They reveal him."
-James Allen

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"Experience is a..."

"Experience is a hard teacher; she gives the test first and the lessons afterward."
-C.S. Lewis

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"A pessimist sees..."

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
-Winston Churchill

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"You're only as..."

"You're only as happy as you choose to be."
-Abraham Lincoln

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"Man's greatest weakness..."

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

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"We make a..."

"We make a living by what we do. We make a life by what we give."
-Winston Churchill

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"Remember this hour..."

"Remember this hour of this day, this is the most important hour and day in this lifetime. The past cannot be altered, but this time determines eternity."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"The heart becomes..."

"The heart becomes heroic through passion."
-Victor Hugo

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"If a man..."

"If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, "Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well."
-Martin Luther King

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"In the middle..."

"In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity."
-Albert Einstein

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"Insanity is repeating..."

"Insanity is repeating the same behavior and expecting a different outcome."
-Albert Einstein

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"Happiest people do..."

"Happiest people do not get the best of everything, they make the best of everything."

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"It is not..."

"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves."
-William Shakespeare

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"Manners easily and..."

"Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals."

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"Our greatest glory..."

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
-Confucius

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"Make it thy..."

"Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world."
-Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

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"If you change..."

"If you change the way you look at things, the things will change."

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"In the confrontation..."

"In the confrontation between the rock and the stream, the stream always wins, not through strength, but perseverance."
-Buddha

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"It's not what..."

"It's not what you get that matters, but what you give."

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"More things are..."

"More things are wrought by prayer than this world will ever know."
-St. Thomas Aquinas