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Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.

Unknown

Some people drink deeply from the fountain of knowledge. Others just gargle.

Grant M. Bright

Freedom is not something that anybody can be given. Freedom is something people take, and people are as free as they want to be.

James Baldwin

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George E. Allen

The job of the poet is to render the world - to see it and report it without loss, without perversion. No poet ever talks about feelings. Only sentimental people do.

Mark van Doren

Some people never have anything except ideals.

E.W. Howe

Some people drink from the fountain of knowledge, others just gargle.

Robert Anthony

Agitators are a set of interfering, meddling people, who come down to some perfectly contented class of the community and sow the seeds of discontent amongst them. That is the reason why agitators are so absolutely necessary. Without them, in our incomplete state, there would be no advance towards civilisation.

Oscar Wilde

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.

Zig Ziglar

Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.

George Washington Carver

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them."

George Bernard Shaw

Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.

George Washington Carver

Sometimes, people use age as a convenient excuse. Other people, though, go on to acheive their greatest accomplishments in life in later years.

Catherine Pulsifer

I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.

Lee Iacocca

Education does not mean teaching people to know what they do not know; it means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.

John Ruskin

People who try to predict the future are trying to gain control over their past.

Unknown

It's absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

Oscar Wilde

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

Oscar Wilde

Once the people begin to reason, all is lost

Voltaire

Our government has become too responsive to trivial or ephemeral concerns, often at the expense of more important concerns or an erosion of our liberty, and it has made policy priorities more dependent on where TV journalists happen to point their cameras.... As a nation we have lost our sense of tragedy, a recognition that bad things happen to good people. A nation that expects the government to prevent churches from burning, to control the price of bread or gasoline, to secure every job, and to find some villain for every dramatic accident, risks an even larger loss of life and liberty.

William A. Niskanen

A classic is a book which people praise and don't read.

Mark Twain

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.... Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture ... Do not build obstacles in your imagination ... Do not be awestruck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can.

Norman Vincent Peale 1898

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

Marcel Proust

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get alnog with people.

Theodore Roosevelt
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