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It is not necessary for the public to know whether I am joking or whether I am serious, just as it is not necessary for me to know it myself. Salvador Dali

Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences. J. K. Rowling, J. K. Rowling Official Website

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? Abraham Lincoln ……. short inspirational quotes

Every now and then I like to lean out my window, look up and smile for a satellite picture. Steven Wright

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He who controls the past controls the future. George Orwell, “Nineteen Eighty-Four”

You go to war with the Army you have. They?re not the Army you might want or wish to have at a later time. Donald Rumsfeld, http://www.dod.gov/transcripts/2004/tr20041208-secdef1761.html

It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours. John F. Kennedy

I am not sure I am willing to do what it takes to become President of the United States Jack Kemp, Seattle, Washington, Winter 1996/97 lecture series, when asked if he would run for president in 2000…….. short inspirational quotes

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince (1532)

Once you learn how to die, you learn how to live. Morrie Schwartz, Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

Sometimes you cannot believe what you see, you have to believe what you feel. And if you are ever going to have other people trust you, you must feel that you can trust them, too–even when you?re in the dark. Even when you?re falling. Morrie Schwartz, Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom …….. short inspirational quotes

It is not the consciousness of men that determines their beeing, but on the contrary, it is their social being that determines their consciousness. Karl Marx

We generate our own environment. We get exactly what we deserve. How can we resent the life weve created for ourselves? Whos to blame, whos to credit, but us? Who can change it anytime we wish, but us? Richard Bach, One

Never argue with an idiot, because they will only bring you down to their level and beat you by experience. John Guerrero

Man have to have friends even in hell. Miguel de Cervantes

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Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. Harry S Truman ………. short inspirational quotes

The secret of happiness in not in what one likes to do, but in what one has to do. James M. Barrie

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself – and be lenient to everybody else. Henry Ward Beecher

The bigger the smile, the sharper the knife. Hilary J. Bader, Ferengi Rule of Aquisition #48, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Episode 26, “Rules of Aquisition”

Tradition is the social equivalent of personal habit. Hassan Fathy, An Architecture for People by James Steele, page 185.

If everything on earth were rational, nothing would happen. Dostoyevsky …….. short inspirational quotes

When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. Mark Twain

I have come to value liberated minds as the supreme good of life on earth. J. Frank Dobie, His tombstone in the Texas State Cemetery

My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing. Emo Phillips

Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents. Arthuer Schopenhauer

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be. Socrates …….. short inspirational quotes

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. William Butler Yeats

Every man has inside himself a parasitic being who is acting not at all to his advantage. William S. Burroughs

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It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thoughts or action we should remember our dying and try so to live, that our death brings no pleasure on the world. John Steinbeck

Valour needs first strength, then a weapon. J. R. R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring ………short inspirational quotes

He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control over his tongue will often have to face discomfort. Hazrat Ali Ibn-e- Abi Talib, Nahj-ul-Balagha (Sermon and sayings compilation)

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