Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.

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What lies behind you and what lies in front of you pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.

Always do what you are afraid to do.

Always do what you are afraid to do.

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Some books leave us free and some books make us free.

Some books leave us free and some books make us free.

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    The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance--and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.

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    I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.

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