"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."
Edith Wharton

"The poor prey on one another because their lives offer no hope and communicate the tragic message to these human beings that they have no possibility to attain a decent standard of living."
Thabo Mbeki

"One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters."
George Herbert

"Would you believe in what you believe in if you were the only one who believed it?"
Kanye West

"What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us."
Helen Keller

"It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top."
Arnold Bennett

"Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love."
Gilbert Parker

"Well done is better than well said."
Benjamin Franklin

"Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast."
Jane Austen

"You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put a few nickels in the machine."
Flip Wilson

"Words are but pictures of our thoughts."
John Dryden

"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."
Walt Whitman

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."
Joseph Addison

"The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda."
John C. Maxwell

"You only live twice. Once when you are born and once when you look death in the face."
Ian Fleming

"Genius... is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one."
Ezra Pound

"Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in."
Henry David Thoreau

"It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference."
Tom Brokaw

"We are all gifted. That is our inheritance."
Ethel Waters

"Nature is not human hearted."
Lao Tzu

"Trouble shared is trouble halved."
Lee Lacocca

"Words are often seen hunting for an idea, but ideas are never seen hunting for words."
Josh Billings

"Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit."
Hosea Ballou

"If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one."
John Galsworthy

"It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way."
Rollo May

"Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness."
Zhuangzi

"When that shutter clicks, anything else that can be done afterward is not worth consideration."
Edward Steichen

"Give light and people will find the way."
Ella Baker

"For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one."
Khalil Gibran

"Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one."
Vladimir Nabokov

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