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There are only two forces that unite men-fear and interest.

There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise.

They never die, who have the future in them.

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.

To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling.

To have a grievance is to have a purpose in life.

To hear how special and wonderful we are is endlessly enthralling.

To sink a six-foot putt with thirty million people looking over your shoulder, convince yourself that, if you miss it, you will be embarrassed and poor.

Urgent necessity prompts many to do things.

We accept the verdict of the past until the need for change cries out loudly enough to force upon us a choice between the comforts of further inertia and the irksomeness of action.

We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.

We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names.

We can do whatever we wish to do provided our wish is strong enough. But the tremendous effort needed- one doesn't always want to make it-does one? ... But what else can be done? What's the alternative? What do you want most to do? That's what I have to keep asking myself, in the face of difficulties.

We do not content ourselves with the life we have in ourselves; we desire to live an imaginary life in the minds of others, and for this purpose we endeavor to shine.

We must each find our separate meaning in the persuasion of our days until we meet in the meaning of the world.

We talk on principle, but we act on interest.

We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you.

Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent

What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning.

What makes life dreary is want of motive.


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