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In all activities of life from trivial to important the secret of efficiency lies in an ability to combine two seemingly incompatible states - a state of maximum activity and a state of maximum relaxation.

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Aldous Huxley Permalink to Aldous Huxley quote

Assumption is the mother of screw up.

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Angelo Donghia Permalink to Angelo Donghia quote

Be realistic: Plan for a miracle.

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Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh Permalink to Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh quote

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not; the world is full of educated failures.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

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Calvin Coolidge Permalink to Calvin Coolidge quote

I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade.
It is amazing how it cheers one up to shred oranges and scrub the floor.

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D. H. Lawrence Permalink to D. H. Lawrence quote

Years of love have been forgot in the hatred of a minute.

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Edgar Allan Poe Permalink to Edgar Allan Poe quote

I have found power in the mysteries of thought.

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Euripides Permalink to Euripides quote

Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.

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Lewis Carroll Permalink to Lewis Carroll quote

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim.
When a man does not know what harbour he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

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Seneca Permalink to Seneca quote

Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself.

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Zenrin Poem Permalink to Zenrin Poem quote