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July
  1. In the depth of winter I finally learned there was in me invincible summer.
      -- Albert Camus

  2. The greater the obstacle, the more the glory in overcoming it.
      -- Moliere

  3. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
      -- Charles A. Beard

  4. Man - despite his artistic pretensions, his sophitication, and his many accomplishments - owes his existence to a six inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.
      -- Anonymous

  5. Character is doing what is right when no one is looking.
      -- J.C. Watts

  6. If you don't hear opportunity knocking, find another door.
      -- Anonymous

  7. Many things are lost for want of asking.
      -- English Proverb

  8. Every man has his own destiny; the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.
      -- Henry Miller

  9. A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books.
      -- Chinese Proverb

  10. Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
      -- Jean Sibelius

  11. Age only matters when one is ageing. Now that I have arrived at a great age, I might just as well be twenty.
      -- Pablo Picasso

  12. We are what we repeatly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
      -- Aristotle

  13. The U.S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
      -- Benjamin Franklin

  14. It is not important what you believe, only that you believe.
      -- Anonymous

  15. There is no end to what you can accomplish if (or when) you don't care who gets the credit.
      -- Florence Luscomb

  16. I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.
      -- Bernard Baruch

  17. The difference between perseverace and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.
      -- Henry Ward Beecher

  18. The reverse side also has a reverse side.
      -- Japanese Proverb

  19. Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.
      -- Arthur Schopenhauer

  20. The limits of my language are the limits of my world.
      -- Ludwig Wittgenstein

  21. Everyone has a talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
      -- Erica Jong

  22. Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
      -- Henry Ford

  23. It is one of the commonest of mistakes to consider that the limit of our power of perception is also the limit of all there is to perceive.
      -- C. W. Leadbeater

  24. The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
      -- Eden Phillpotts

  25. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.
      -- Chief Seattle

  26. Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
      -- William Ellery Channing

  27. I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means.
      -- Joan Didion

  28. Good writing is like a windowpane.
      -- George Orwell

  29. Nothing fails like success.
      -- Gerald Nachman

  30. Not enjoyment, and not sorrow,
    Is our destined end or way;
    But to act, that each to-morrow
    Finds us further than to-day.
      -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  31. Spirit is the real and eternal;
    matter is the unreal and temporal.
      -- Mary Baker Eddy


From material collected by Katie O'Briant and Steve Spanoudis

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