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Ten Random Quotes

"Charlton Heston throws all his punches in the first 10 minutes (3 grimaces and 2 intonations) so that he has nothing left long before he stumbles to the end, 4 hours later, and has to react to the Crucifixion. (He does make it clear, I must admit, that he quite disapproves of it.)"
Dwight Macdonald

"Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people."
Mary Kay

"How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!"
William Shakespeare

"Courage is a moral quality; it is not a chance gift of nature like an aptitude for games. It is a cold choice between two alternatives, the fixed resolve not to quit; an act of renunciation which must be made not once but many times by the power of the will. Courage is willpower."
Lord Moran

"Trust yourself, then you will know how to live."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?"
William Shakespeare

"Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength."
Lao Tzu

"And that inverted Bowl they call the Sky, Where under crawling coop'd we live and die, Lift not your hands to It for help for it As impotently moves as you or I."
Edward Fitzgerald

"How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!"
Emily Dickinson

"I've never know any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage."
Arthur Schopenhauer

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