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Set 1

Storms make trees take deeper roots. -Claude McDonald

Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk. -Joaquin Setanti

He who praises everybody praises nobody. -Samuel Johnson

Don't believe that winning is everything. It's more important to stand for something. If you don't stand for something, what did you win? -Lane Kirkland

Sometimes the fool who rushes in gets the job done. -Al Bernstein

Some things have to be believed to be seen. -Ralph Hodgson

A true friend never gets in the way unless you happen to be going down. -Arnold Glasow

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack. -Wayne Lukas

We all live under the same sky, but we don't have the same horizon. -Konrad Adenauer

You can't test courage cautiously. -Annie Dillard

Happiness is good health and a bad memory. -Ingrid Bergman

No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. -Calvin Coolidge

A half-truth is usually less than half of that. -Bern Williams

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. -Louis Pasteur

Nothing lasts forever, not even your troubles. -Arnold Glasow

Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. -Edward Stanley

The work praises the man. -Irish proverb

Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow. -Alice Swaim

Even when experts all agree, they may well be mistaken. -Bertrand Russell

A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it. -Alistair Cooke

Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late. -Felix Frankfurter

To do injustice is more disgraceful than to suffer it. -Plato

Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other. -Erma Bombeck

Some folks never exaggerate, they just remember big. -Audrey Snead

Always give a hundred percent, and you'll never have to second-guess yourself. -Tommy John

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. -Henry Ford

Every artist was first an amateur. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. -Margaret Thatcher

The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time. -Leo Kennedy

Use soft words and hard arguments. -English proverb

The win to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win. -Bobby Knight

Don't undertake a project unless it is manifestly important and nearly impossible. -Edwin Land

The point of living, and of being an optimist, is to be foolish enough to believe the best is yet to come. -Peter Ustinov

Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to. -George Seaton

Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure. -Don Wilder

If you take too long in deciding what to do with your life, you'll find you've done it. -Pam Shaw

Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously. -G. K. Chesterton

One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve. -Paul Nitze

People want to know how much you care before they care how much you know. -James Hind

Success has a simple formula: do your best, and pole may like it. -Sam Ewing

There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot. -Steven Wright

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. -Annie Dillard

What we must decide is how we are valuable, rather than how valuable we are. -Edgar Friedenberg

The truth will ouch. -Arnold Glasow

Whenever things sound easy, it turns out there's one part you didn't hear. -Donald Westlake.

When you have attained the way of strategy there will not be one thing that you cannot understand. -Miyamoto Musashi

To search for the old is to understand the new. -Unknown Author

The old, the new. This is a matter of time. The Way: Who will pass it on straight and well?  -Poem by Master Funakoshi

Those who achieve the most are not the most skilled, but are those who concentrate long after others have given up. -Tsutomu Ohshima

The secret of victory is to know both yourself and your enemy. -Azato

To know and to act are one and the same. -Samurai maxim

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