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  1. troy2000
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    It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to.
    -W. C. Fields
     
  2. Leo Lazauskas
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    "Never run upstairs and never back odds-on favourites"
    early 20th century Australian wisdom quoted by author Frank Hardy.
     
  3. Angélique
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    It Matters How You Finish.....

    Nick Vujicic: ‘‘ It Matters How You Finish -- Are You Gonna Finish Strong . . ? ’’

    The quote is from 3:12 - 3:24, but the whole vid is recommanded..!!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4uG2kSdd-4

    Good Luck!
    Angel
     
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    "...We train young men to drop fire on people, but their commanders won't allow them to write "****" on their airplanes because it's obscene!.."

    Col. Kurtz
     
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    I have come not to make war on the Italians, but to aid the Italians against Rome.
    Hannibal
     
  6. troy2000
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    Well, if we're going to keep quoting Romans....

    If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.
    -Marcus Aurelius
     
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    Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
     
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    Even if you have nothing to write, write and say so.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
     
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    "Good is better than evil because its nicer."
    Al Capp
     
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    “A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.”
    John J. Pershing
     
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    Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all
    Ypatia
     
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    "If you think that I am going to fight by numbers, then the whole of Greece would be insufficient, for she is only a small part of the numbers of the Persians, but if I am going to fight by valor, then even this number is enough"
    Leonidas of Anaxandridas
     
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    The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.
    Geoffrey Chaucer
     
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    I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.
    Daniel Boone
     

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    May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster, war, from all lands, with her hated associates, rapine and insatiable ambition!
    Daniel Boone
     
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