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Rudyard Kipling

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Everyone is good at something as long as they love that something.
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The hardest step to take is always the first one.
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The hardest step to take is always the first one.
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Behave with kind with surrendorist, but behave with cruelty with enemy.
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Words are magic to those who chose to listen, to those who don’t are bones.
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My father always told me, "Find a job you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life.
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Live for today with your eyes on the future.
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Everyone is good at something as long as they love that something.
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Don't let anyone blind you with their criticism, you're just beautiful.
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When you have nothing nobody knows you. When you have something everyone knows you. If you're not wi...
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We are all but slaves to an ideal
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Strength is not a virtue of the strong but an illusion of the weak
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The good thing about bad news is that it reaches in the last to the person it is about.
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Things change, and so do people. The only thing that doesn't change are the memories ❤
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...The Qur'an cannot be translated. ...The book is here rendered almost literally and every effort h...
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If he's always on your mind, maybe he's meant to be there.
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He who digs a pit for others must invariably fall into it.
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Watching on one’s doing and what he should do for his desires is an Introspection.
JYOTSNAJHA
Life is just a reminder that death is always there.
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Here’s to all the places we went. And all the places we’ll go. And here’s me, whispering again...
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I'm not interested in dating a girl I'm not gonna marry
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It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.
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If you are easily influenced then you are most likely trying to impress others.
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There is nothing peaceful like a peace of mind.
EPHDAN
Death is the conclusion of an everlasting essay.
ROSA M. BETANCES
i am not rich, but my heart is enough rich that you can stay there for the rest of your life.
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The future will erase everything--there's no level of fame or genius that allows you to transcend ob...
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Truth is.. I don't trust too much, I don't love too much, I don't hope to much, because that too muc...
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The difference between leader and boss is that leaders set the rule for themselves to take along fol...
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What I need to live has been given to me by the earth. Why I need to live has been given to me by yo...
STEPHEN D'MELLO
A woman walking with a broken heart is a very strong woman, but also a very dangerous one.
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A woman who is not successful in her own marriage has no advice to give to her younger generations
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Keeping an eye on own self is an Introspection.
JYOTSNAJHA
For what is a man if he is not succesful in love
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Life is an audition.
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you can not understand what i feel for you. because your heart beats for some other one.
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I think it's safe to say that 'manliness' was a common theme in my upbringing. It was an...
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You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart.
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If left untouched, nothing may have happened. The explosive material has been sent for testing.
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To be alone was my best interest because needing myself was looking for you
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The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting li...
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He wears a mask, and his face grows to fit it.
GEORGE ORWELL
The power of heart is much stronger than the power of mind to empower our life.
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It's nothing more than just piling on. It's shameful ... It makes me angry, both as her lawyer and a...
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Miracle: to love more with an irreparable heartache
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He was shot at by his real brother just at the entrance of his residence.
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We will act in an unbiased manner and take whatever action necessary.
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I hear them say "Why do I miss someone I haven't even met?"
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If we learn to love someone for their imperfections that reflect our own, we eventually appreciate t...
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The self who is undone in the encounter with the abyss, that is, the preabyssal self, lives with a m...
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As far as problems are concerned, only problem he had was, he was not having any problem.
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Never mind what I say. I am always saying what I shouldn't say. In fact, I usually say what I really...
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JOHN P. SCHILLER
You are a song I could listen to over and over again although I'm convinced it had played in my head...
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My theme for philanthropy is the same approach I used with technology: to find a need and fill it.
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The revision aimed to prevent the selection of a child's gender, when not conducted for medical purp...
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When you pass through, no one can pin you down, no one can call you back.
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I founded Wang Laboratories to show that Chinese could excel at things other than running laundries ...
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Flourish the cow longer, rather than slaughtering it in a while.
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I wish that I could live without you
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The best thing you can do with your life, is to live it.
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We are men without ambition, and all we want is to be left alone, in peace so that we can try and be...
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If I had a son I would never let him die for humanity. look how well it worked out last time.
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You're an angry man,
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Can we spend a day together? Just you & me?
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Live, Laugh, Love. If that doesn't work, Raise, Aim and Fire.
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As far as problems are concerned, only problem he had was, he was not having any problem.
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Being unique - be yourself, only so you'll distinguish yourself out of the ''grey'' and motionless r...
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I know what your thinking; Therefore, I don't ignore my thoughts.
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No matter how complicated a problem is, it usually can be reduced to a simple, comprehensible form w...
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You have to risk failure to succeed. The important thing is not to make one single mistake that wil...
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Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
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When the Earth's last picture is painted and the tubes are twisted and dried.
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I have my own matches and sulphur, and I'll make my own hell.
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Your new-caught, sullen peoples / Half devil and half child.
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Such boastings as the Gentiles use, / Or lesser breeds without the Law.
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RUDYARD KIPLING
Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
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Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners...
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A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke.
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He travels the fastest who travels alone.
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I always prefer to believe the best of everybody--it saves so much trouble.
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An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
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If you don't get what you want, it's a sign either that you did not seriously want it, or that you t...
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Down to Gehenna, or up to the Throne, He travels the fastest who travels alone.
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The great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever trees.
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A-wastin' Christian kisses on an 'eathen idol's foot.
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'E's all 'ot sand an' ginger when alive, / An' 'e's generally shammin' when 'e's dead.
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Duke's son - cook's son - son of a hundred kings - / (Fifty thousand horse and foot going to Table B...
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'Ave you 'eard o' the Widow at Windsor / With a hairy gold crown on 'er 'ead?
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There's a little red-faced man, / Which is Bobs. / Rides the tallest 'orse 'e can - / Our Bobs.
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Take up the White Man's burden - / And reap his old reward: / The blame of those ye better, / The ha...
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I have joyfully done much evil in my life to those who have wished me evil (General Maximus)
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Of course the Man was wild too. He was dreadfully wild. He didn't even begin to be tame till he met ...
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TWENTY bridges from Tower to Kew -
Wanted to know what the River knew,
Twenty Bridges or ...
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If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken
Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
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If you can wait and not be tired of waiting, or being lied about, don't deal in lies. Or being hated...
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He's an absent-minded beggar, and his weaknesses are great - / But we and Paul must take him as we f...
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It is at Bombay that the smell of All Asia boards the ship miles off shore, and holds the passenger'...
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For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack
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If any question why we died, Tell them, because our fathers lied
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If you can keep your head when all about you / Are losing theirs and blaming it on you.
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I hate and fear snakes, because if you look into the eyes of any snake you will see that it knows al...
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If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. . . . The ...
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San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are...
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We get the Hump - / Cameelious Hump - / The Hump that is black and blue!
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I am, by calling, a dealer in words; and words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankin...
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I Keep Six Honest Serving Men ..."

I keep six honest serving-men
(They taught me a...
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Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful!' and sitting in the shade.
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I worked like a horse and I ate like a hog and I slept like a dead man.
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The Liner she's a lady, an' she never looks nor 'eeds-- The Man-o'-War's 'er 'usband an' 'e gives ...
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The female of the species is more deadly than the male.
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Down to Gehenna or up to the throne, He travels the fastest who travel alone.
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We have learned to whittle the Eden Tree to the shape of a surplice peg, We have learned to bottl...
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The gull shall whistle in his wake, the blind wave break in fire. He shall fulfill God's utmost wi...
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And only the Master shall praise us, and only the Master shall blame; And no one shall work for m...
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He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.
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When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains, and the women come out to cut up what ...
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A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
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If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If y...
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If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If ...
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And the end of the fight is a tombstone white with the name of the late deceased, and the epitaph dr...
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