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George Lopez: I don’t Battle Myself

Tweet I didn’t come from a background where I saw a lot of loving couples. All my aunts and uncles were either split up or fighting all the time. The only healthy relationships I saw were on TV. – George Lopez I had a very difficult childhood. I was surrounded

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Andrew Carnegie: Do Not Look For Approval

Tweet People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents –Andrew Carnegie It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone

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Bill Clinton: Character is a journey, not a destination

Tweet Pessimism is an excuse for not trying and a guarantee to a personal failure – Bill Clinton If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person.  It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you.  The main thing

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Quincy Jones: We had to figure it out

Tweet Imagine what a harmonious world it could be if every single person, both young and old shared a little of what he is good at doing. – Quincy Jones I was inspired by a lot of people when I was young.  Every band that came through town, to the

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Bill Gates: Life’s not fair, Get over it!

Tweet If you give people tools, and they use their natural abilities and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected – Bill Gates Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they

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George S. Patton: A man must know his destiny

Tweet Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results. – George S. Patton Courage is fear holding on a minute longer. – George S. Patton What was his unique style or personality that set him apart from everyone else?

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Babe Ruth: Watch My Dust

Tweet The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime. – Babe Ruth It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up

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Ronald Reagan: There is no limit to what man can do

Tweet Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders. – Ronald Reagan There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn’t mind who gets the credit.

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Randy Pausch: Find the best in everybody

Tweet Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. And experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer. – Randy Pausch The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are

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Frederick Douglass: I prefer to be true to myself

Tweet It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. – Frederick Douglass I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. – Frederick Douglass What was his

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Steve Irwin: The Crocodile Hunter

Tweet Every cent we earn from Crocodile Hunter goes straight back into conservation. Every single cent.  – Steve Irwin It’s just great… You’re fortunate in your life to be in a good enough position to help someone. – Steve Irwin What was his unique style or personality that set him

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Bill Withers: Lean on Me

Tweet I write and sing about whatever I am able to understand and feel. – Bill Withers At some times I felt better when I was all right, and then this whole show business thing kind of blew things up a little bit, and I thought man, I miss all

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Taylor Mali: Speak with Conviction

Tweet I make kids work harder than they ever thought they could.  I can make a C+ feel like a Congressional medal of honor and an A- feel like a slap in the face. How dare you waste my time with anything less than your very best. – Taylor Mali You want

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Marcus Aurelius: If it is not true do not say it

Tweet Every mans life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain.  – Marcus Aurelius Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people’s actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is

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Gene Kranz: Failure is not an Option

Tweet To recognize that the greatest error is not to have tried and failed, but that in trying, we did not give it our best effort. – Gene Kranz You can not operate in this room unless you believe that you are Superman, and whatever happens, you’re capable of solving

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