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Ten Random Quotes

"Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent."
Ambrose Bierce

"Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure."
Victor Hugo

"If you have tried to do something and failed, you are vastly better off than if you had tried to do nothing and succeeded."
Lloyd Jones

"Why do I not seek some real good; one which I could feel, not one which I could display?"
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings."
W. E. B. Du Bois

"If you don't make things happen then things will happen to you."
Robert Collier

"I think it's bad to talk about one's present work, for it spoils something at the root of the creative act. It discharges the tension."
Norman Mailer

"There is no longer a way out of our present situation except by forging a road toward our objective, violently and by force, over a sea of blood and under a horizon blazing with fire."
Gamal Abdel Nasser

"Character is the sum and total of a person's choices."
P. B. Fitzwater

"The community of nations may see more and more of the very kind of threat Iraq poses now: a rogue state with weapons of mass destruction, ready to use them or provide them to terrorists. If we fail to respond today, Saddam and all those who would follow in his footsteps will be emboldened tomorrow."
William J. Clinton

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