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"A minute's success pays the failure of years."

"Grow old with me! The best is yet to be."
Age

"God is the perfect poet."
Poetry

"What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop?"

"Take away love and our earth is a tomb."
Love

"Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once."
Music

"Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?"

"One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, sleep to wake."

"Love is energy of life."

"How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart and the soul and the senses forever in joy!"

"Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked."

"The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer."

"Fail I alone, in words and deeds? Why, all men strive and who succeeds?"

"Faultless to a fault."

"Motherhood: All love begins and ends there."

"Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!"

"What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold."

"Ambition is not what man does... but what man would do."

"Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay."

"And gain is gain, however small."

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