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In battle or business, whatever the game,
In law or in love, it is ever the same;
In the struggle for power, or the scramble for pelf,
Let this be your motto - Rely on yourself!
For, whether the prize be a ribbon or throne,
The victor is he who can go it alone!


John Godfrey Saxe

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"Sure right now. I gotta. We gotta.
JOHN STEINBECK
George's voice became deeper. He repeated his words rhythmically as though he had said them many tim...
JOHN STEINBECK
Ain’t many guys travel around together,” he mused. “I don’t know why. Maybe ever’body in t...
JOHN STEINBECK
His ear heard more than what was said to him, and his slow speech had overtones not of thought, but ...
JOHN STEINBECK
Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but ...
JOHN GREEN
Everything that comes together falls apart. Everything. The chair I’m sitting on. It was built, an...
JOHN GREEN
How many of us have conflicts with someone else- and how many of us pray for that person? We have in...
JOHN WOODEN
What the hell is instant? Nothing is instant. Instant rice takes five minutes, instant puddin...
JOHN GREEN
I've had it with being nice, understanding, fair and hopeful. I feel like being negative all day. Th...
JOHN WATERS
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to ...
JOHN LUBBOCK
In life, finding a voice is speaking and living the truth. Each of you is an original. Each of you h...
JOHN GRISHAM
We were kissing.
I thought: This is good.
I thought: I am not bad at this kissing. Not bad...
JOHN GREEN
the world wasn't made for us, we were made for the world
JOHN GREEN
I missed the future. Obviously I knew even before his recurrence that I'd never grow old with August...
JOHN GREEN
But it is the nature of stars to cross, and never was Shakespeare more wrong than when he has Cassiu...
JOHN GREEN
All salvation is temporary," Augustus shot back. "I bought them a minute. Maybe that's the minute th...
JOHN GREEN
Before I got here, I thought for a long time that the way out of the labyrinth was to pretend that i...
JOHN GREEN
Lonley, Vaguely pedophilic swing set seeks the butts of children.
JOHN GREEN
All at once, I couldn’t figure out why I was methodically tossing a spherical object through a tor...
JOHN GREEN
We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreperably broken.
JOHN GREEN
It's not life or death, the labyrinth. Suffering. Doing wrong and having wrong things happen to you....
JOHN GREEN
He was gone, and I did not have time to tell him what I had just now realized: that I forgave him, a...
JOHN GREEN
The way I figure it, everyone gets a miracle. Like, I will probably never be struck by lightening, o...
JOHN GREEN
It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of ...
JOHN UPDIKE
If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you ...
JOHN LENNON
What is hardest to accept about the passage of time is that the people who once mattered the most to...
JOHN IRVING
You used," he said, and then took a sharp breath, "to call me Augustus.
JOHN GREEN
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
JOHN LENNON
Oh,' she says, 'the Vat prints nothing but rapes. You know what a rape usually is? It's a woman who ...
JOHN UPDIKE
There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. Wh...
JOHN LENNON
There's a difference between living and just surviving. Do something you love, and find someone to l...
JOHN CONNOLLY
As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.
JOHN GREEN
It's just that most really good-looking people are stupid, so I exceed expectations.'
'Right, i...
JOHN GREEN
It's a metaphor, see: You put the killing thing right between your teeth, but you don't give it the ...
JOHN GREEN
Augustus Waters was a self-aggrandizing bastard. But we forgive him. We forgive him not because he h...
JOHN GREEN
When adults say, "Teenagers think they are invincible" with that sly, stupid smile on their faces, t...
JOHN GREEN
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven..
JOHN MILTON
Apparently, the world is not a wish-granting factory.
JOHN GREEN
What hath night to do with sleep?
JOHN MILTON
Nothing ever becomes real 'til it is experienced.
JOHN KEATS
...you think so logically...like a hawk soaring - I feel so chaotically...like a kite without a tail...
JOHN GEDDES
What you must understand about me is that I’m a deeply unhappy person.
JOHN GREEN
Without pain, how could we know joy?' This is an old argument in the field of thinking about sufferi...
JOHN GREEN
It seemed like forever ago, like we've had this brief but still infinite forever. Some infinities ar...
JOHN GREEN
Prayer will make a man cease from sin, or sin will entice a man to cease from prayer.
JOHN BUNYAN
All heroes are shadows of Christ
JOHN PIPER
You do not immortalize the lost by writing about them. Language buries, but does not resurrect.
JOHN GREEN
Harry Potter isn’t real? Oh no! Wait, wait, what do you mean by real? Is this video blog real? Am ...
JOHN GREEN
John Muir, Earth — planet, Universe

[Muir's home address, as inscribed on the inside...
JOHN MUIR
The only true test of friendship is the time your friend spends on you.
JOHN MARSDEN
When did you get so clever?"
"When I realized I wasn't as clever as I thought.
JOHN CONNOLLY
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
JOHN BUNYAN
Vagueness and procrastination are ever a comfort to the frail in spirit.
JOHN UPDIKE
I throw myself down in my chamber, and I call in, and invite God, and his Angels thither, and when t...
JOHN DONNE
Resolved to ruin or to rule the state.
JOHN DRYDEN
Go far -- too far you cannot, still the farther. The more experience finds you: and go sparing. One ...
JOHN FLETCHER
Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and w...
JOHN BURROUGHS
It does not really avail us much to get clear definitions. I am for clarity, by all means, but to th...
JOHN LACHS
A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's p...
JOHN UPDIKE
No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderst...
JOHN RUSKIN
People are eternally divided into two classes, the believer, builder, and praiser, and the unbelieve...
JOHN RUSKIN
Perfectionism is the enemy of creation, as extreme self-solitude is the enemy of well-being.
JOHN UPDIKE
The beauty and completeness of a wild apple tree living its own life in the woods is heartily acknow...
JOHN MUIR
Mountains are to the rest of the body of the earth, what violent muscular action is to the body of m...
JOHN RUSKIN
They spend their time looking forward to the past.
JOHN OSBORNE
The joy is still there when I see Sean. He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bo...
JOHN LENNON
Beware the fury of a patient man.
JOHN DRYDEN
I resent performing for frisking idiots who don't know anything.
JOHN LENNON
Value is the way animal interest and partiality are experienced in consciousness. As such, they invo...
JOHN LACHS
To give a man full knowledge of morality, I would send him to no other book than the New Testament.
JOHN LOCKE
Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark o...
JOHN BURROUGHS