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The greatest astonishment of my life was the discovery that the man who does the work is not the man who gets rich


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There is little success where there is little laughter.

There is little success where there is little laughter.



You are what you think. So just think big, believe big, act big, work big, give big, forgive big, laugh big, love big and live big.

You are what you think. So just think big, believe big, act big, work big, give big, forgive big, laugh big, love big and live big.



If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.

If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.



Young man, make your name worth something.

Young man, make your name worth something.



No man becomes rich unless he enriches others.

No man becomes rich unless he enriches others.



Take away my people, but leave my factories and soon grass will grow on the factory floors......Take away my factories, but leave my people and soon we will have a new and better factory.

Take away my people, but leave my factories and soon grass will grow on the factory floors......Take away my factories, but leave my people and soon we will have a new and better factory.



Wealth is not to feed our egos but to feed the hungry and to help people help themselves.

Wealth is not to feed our egos but to feed the hungry and to help people help themselves.



Be king in your dreams. Make your vow that you will reach that position, with untarnished reputation, and make no other vow to distract your attention.

Be king in your dreams. Make your vow that you will reach that position, with untarnished reputation, and make no other vow to distract your attention.



The older I get the less I listen to what people say and the more I look at what they do.

The older I get the less I listen to what people say and the more I look at what they do.



The secret of success lies not in doing your own work, but in recognizing the right man to do it.

The secret of success lies not in doing your own work, but in recognizing the right man to do it.





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They’d scared me and had me thinking about what it meant to be really strong, on my own terms—not just fit and brown from the sun, not just flexible and accommodating.

They’d scared me and had me thinking about what it meant to be really strong, on my own terms—not just fit and brown from the sun, not just flexible and accommodating.



TACKLE the ROOT CAUSE not the EFFECT.

TACKLE the ROOT CAUSE not the EFFECT.



Alone alone all all alone Alone on a wide wide sea.

Alone alone all all alone Alone on a wide wide sea.



Perhaps some are confused because they have stereotypes of how blacks should be and I respectfully decline, as I did in my youth, to sacrifice who I am for who they think I should be.

Perhaps some are confused because they have stereotypes of how blacks should be and I respectfully decline, as I did in my youth, to sacrifice who I am for who they think I should be.



I like sitting at outdoor restaurants; it would be nice to go someplace on the street and not worry about somebody taking my picture while I'm about to take a bite of something.

I like sitting at outdoor restaurants; it would be nice to go someplace on the street and not worry about somebody taking my picture while I'm about to take a bite of something.



Every time a value is born, existence takes on a new meaning; every time one dies, some part of that meaning passes away.

Every time a value is born, existence takes on a new meaning; every time one dies, some part of that meaning passes away.



Robbie Keane's not the second choice, he's my first choice. But Jermain Defoe is as well.

Robbie Keane's not the second choice, he's my first choice. But Jermain Defoe is as well.



I'm a big believer in pushing yourself outside your comfort zone and stretching yourself artistically, but not at the expense of foolishness.

I'm a big believer in pushing yourself outside your comfort zone and stretching yourself artistically, but not at the expense of foolishness.



Homologue. The same organ in different animals under every variety of form and function.

Homologue. The same organ in different animals under every variety of form and function.



I have a need to play intensely every day, to fight every match hard.

I have a need to play intensely every day, to fight every match hard.




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