JUNE 2012


If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee -- that will do them in.
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Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
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Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or because they didn't.
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Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
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The saying "Getting there is half the fun" became obsolete with the advent of commercial airlines.
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"Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form."
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A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer."
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When one door closes another door opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the ones which open for us.
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There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.
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Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.
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The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.
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Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
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"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will."
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"A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer."
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Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance
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Life is like a taxi. The meter just keeps a-ticking whether you are getting somewhere or just standing still.
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"I'm a firm believer that in the theory that people only do their best at things they truly enjoy. It is difficult to excel at something you don't enjoy."
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"Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant."
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"I'm a firm believer that in the theory that people only do their best at things they truly enjoy. It is difficult to excel at something you don't enjoy."
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Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present.
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Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
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Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.
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"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."
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Happiness resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
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To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.

"We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone."
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"Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for."