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He who starts behind in the great race of life must forever remain behind or run faster than the man in front.


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Whatever you do,strive to do it so well that no man living and no man dead and no man yet to be born could do it any better.



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Whatever you do, do it so well that people looking on will feel that the task was reserved especially for you by God Himself.



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It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.



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A child must learn early to believe that she is somebody worthwhile, and that she can do many praiseworthy things.



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It isn't a disgrace not to reach the stars, but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for.



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[H]owever hard the road, however difficult today, tomorrow things will be better. Tomorrow may not be better, but we must believe that it will be.



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You have the ability, now apply yourself.





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