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No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Winston Churchill
INTIMACY, n. A relation into which fools are providentially drawn for their mutual destruction.
Two Seidlitz powders, one in blue And one in white, together drew And having each a pleasant sense Of t'other powder's excellence, Forsook their jackets for the snug Enjoyment of a common mug. So close their intimacy grew One paper would have held the two. To confidences straight they fell, Less anxious each to hear than tell; Then each remorsefully confessed To all the virtues he possessed, Acknowledging he had them in So high degree it was a sin. The more they said, the more they felt Their spirits with emotion melt, Till tears of sentiment expressed Their feelings. Then they effervesced! So Nature executes her feats Of wrath on friends and sympathetes The good old rule who don't apply, That you are you and I am I.
Ambrose Bierce
Breaking the ice in the pitcher seems to be a feature of the early lives of all great men.
Robert Benchley
You may try to destroy all the wealth and find that all you have done is increase poverty.
Winston Churchill
And Deborah said unto Barak, Up; for this is the day in which the LORD hath delivered Sisera into thine hand: is not the LORD gone out before thee? So Barak went down from mount Tabor, and ten thousand men after him.
When a guy is under contract, he fulfils his obligation.
Paul Jones
The impossible missions are the only ones which succeed.
Jacques Cousteau
All of man's troubles,
Blaise Pascal
We're not there yet. Playoff mentality starts a couple of games, a couple of weeks before playoffs.
Shaquille O'Neal
Say: I do not control any benefit or harm for my own soul except as Allah please; and had I known the unseen I would have had much of good and no evil would have touched me; I am nothing but a warner and the giver of good news to a people who believe.
The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more forms / hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal.
James Thurber
And whoever commits a sin, he only commits it against his own soul; and Allah is Knowing, Wise.
If you do not develop the hunger and courage to pursue your goal, you will lose your nerve and you will give up on your dream.
Les Brown
And he said, Thou shalt not go through. And Edom came out against him with much people, and with a strong hand.
Do what you know and perception is converted into character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the mountains, the shortest way is from peak to peak: but for that you must have long legs
Friedrich Nietzsche
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: / Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.
And if this come to the governor's ears, we will persuade him, and secure you.
And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
George Herbert
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