Man wants to know, and when he ceases to do so, he is no longer a man.
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I demolish my bridges behind me - then there is no choice but forward.
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The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer.
Have you not succeeded? Continue! Have you succeeded? Continue!
Is it not in the struggle to obtain knowledge that happiness exists? I am very ignorant, consequently the conditions of happiness are mine.
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Never stop because you are afraid - you are never so likely to be wrong.
Alas! Alas! Life is full of disappointments; as one reaches one ridge there is always another and a higher one beyond which blocks the view.
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