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Thought and Reason

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

Thinkers think and doers do. But until the thinkers do and the doers think, progress will be just another word in the already overburdened vocabulary of the talkers who talk.

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It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot (1819-1880) British writer.

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner (1897-1962) American novelist and short-story writer.

Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.

James Allen (1864-1912) British-born American essayist.

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so you apologize for truth.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British politician and author.

If one advances confidently in the directions of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

Martin Luther (1483-1546) German priest and scholar.

For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead...

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Third president of the United States.

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