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Quotes by Famous People

The worst of all deceptions is self-deception. --Plato

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. -- Pablo Picasso

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. -- Bertrand Russell, British mathematician and author.

Maybe there is no meaning; maybe it's just a bunch of stuff that happened. -- Homer Simpson

Do not wait to for extraordinary circumstances to do good actions; Try to use ordinary situations. -- Jen Paul Richter, German humorist

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure which is Try to please everybody. -- Herbert Bayard Swope

Miracles are great, but they are so darned unpredictable. -- Peter Drucker, business analyst and author

Before you hit the jackpot, you have to put a coin in the machine. -- Flip Wilson

I will not be as those who spend the day complaining of a headache, and spend the night drinking the wine that causes it. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools. -- Napoleon Bonaparte

I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident. -- Thomas Edison
Corollary: "The harder I work, the luckier I get."

Either I will find a way, or I will make one. -- Sir Philip Sidney, English soldier and poet

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance. -- Derek Bok, president of Harvard University

You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips. -- Oliver Goldsmith

Perfection consists not of doing extraordinary things, but in doing ordinary things well. -- Angelique Arnauld

Quarrels would never last long if the fault was only on one side. -- Francois Rochefoucauld