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Words to live by, crocoPuffs's favorite quotes.

"The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don't have it."
- George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."
- Peter Drucker (1909- )

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

"People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid."
- Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever."
- Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

"Never be afraid to try something new.  Remember, amateurs built the Ark; professionals built the Titanic."
- Unknown

"The best writing is rewriting."
- E. B. White (1899-1985)

"I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools.  Let's start with typewriters."
- Frank Lloyd Wright (1868-1959)

"The less confident you are, the more serious you have to act."
- Tara Ploughman

"Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."
- Antoine de Saint Exupery (1900 - 1944)

"In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience."
- W.B. Prescott

"One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important."
- Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

"Nothing is wrong with California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn't cure."
- Ross MacDonald (1915-1983)

"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about."
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

"Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power."
- Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)

"It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem."
- Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990)

"It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt."
- Mark Twain (1835-1910)

"USA Today has come out with a new survey - apparently, three out of every four people make up 75% of the population."
- David Letterman (1947- )

"No man ever said on his deathbed, 'I wish I had spent more time at the office.'"
- Unknown

"We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)

"If we do not succeed, then we run the risk of failure."
- Vice President Dan Quayle

"Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school."
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

"A witty saying proves nothing."
- Voltaire (1694-1778)



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