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“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”  -Alan Kay

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”
-Thomas Jefferson

“If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.”  -Earl Wilson

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”  -Ernest Hemingway

“Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want impress people they don’ t like.”  -Will Rogers

“Your life is your message to the world. Make it inspiring.”  -Lorrin L. Lee

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”  -John R. Wooden

“Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.” -Ambrose Bierce

“Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money and I’ll tell you what they are.”
  -James W. Frick

“There is no security on the earth, there is only opportunity.”  -General Douglas MacArthur

“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”  -Joseph Campbell

“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.”  -Theodore Roosevelt

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?”  -Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.”  -Ernest Hemingway

“Eternity’s a terrible thought. I mean, where’s it going to end.”  -Tom Stoppard

“When you begin thinking you really are number one, that’s when you begin to go nowhere”  -Stevie Wonder

“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it wouldn’t seem wonderful at all.”
-Michelangelo

“Don’t take life so seriously. It’s not permanent.”   -Anonymous

“Success has ruined many a man.”  -Ben Franklin

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature . . . Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”  -Helen Keller

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”  -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Barking dogs may occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot.”  -Konrad Lorenz

“if the power to do hard work is not talent, it is the best possible substitute for it.”  -James A. Garfield

“After I am dead, I would rather have men ask why Cato has no monument than why he had one.”   -Cato the Elder

“The man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.”  -Henry David Thoreau

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”  -Maya Angelou

“The worst thing that happens to you may be the best thing for you if you don’t let it get the best of you.”  -Will Rogers

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
-Eleanor Roosevelt

“Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.” -Thomas Edison

“If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you’re not sure you can do it, say yes, then learn how to do it later.”  -Richard Branson

“A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.”  -Fred Allen

“Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.”  -Susan Ertz

“Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.”
-Laurence J. Peter

“A fool and his money are soon elected.”   -Will Rogers

“The closest a person ever comes to perfection is when he or she fills out a job application.”
-Stanley Randall

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves.
-Carl Jung