Individuality is founded in feeling, and the recesses of feeling the darker blinder strata of character are the only places in the world in which we catch real fact in the making and directly perceive how events happen and how work is actually done.

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Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

To be a real philosopher all that is necessary is to hate some one else's type of thinking.

To be a real philosopher all that is necessary is to hate someone else's type of thinking.

Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do just for practice.

Everybody should do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.

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    This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.

    This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.

    Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like.

    Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like.

    God respects me when I work; but God loves me when I sing.

    God respects me when I work; but God loves me when I sing.

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