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Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.

One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.
Friendship, of itself a holy tie, is made more sacred by adversity.
If we do what is necessary, all the odds are in our favor.
In order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.
Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven.
How do you know so much about everything? was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
Be curious always! For knowledge will not acquire you: you must acquire it.
Knowledge is power.
Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch.
A leader is a dealer in hope.
Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.
I'm a romantic -- a sentimental person thinks things will last -- a romantic person hopes against hope that they won t.
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship, never.
Any idiot can get laid when they're famous. That's easy. It's getting laid when you're not famous that takes some talent.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change.
Prayer does not change God, but changes him who prays.
Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.
The Revolution was effected before the War commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments of their duties and obligations. This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people, was the real American Revolution.
Of all the forces that make for a better world, none is so indispensable, none so powerful, as hope. Without hope men are only half alive. With hope they dream and think and work.
Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?

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