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"Ability wins us the esteem of the true men; luck that of the people."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land."  (Jack Keroac)

"An able man shows his spirit by gentle words and resolute actions; he is neither hot nor timid."  (Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th earl of)

"Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em."  (William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night, II:5)

"Better is the enemy of good."  (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire, 1694-1778)

"Club Secretary: I say, Lawrence. You are a clown!
 Lawrence: We can't all be lion tamers."  (Thomas Edward Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, 1962)

"Commit yourself to quality from day one ... it's better to do nothing at all than to do something badly."  (Mark McCormack)

"Excellence is in the details. Give attention to the details and excellence will come."  (Perry Paxton)

"For others do I wait ... for higher ones, stronger ones, more triumphant ones, merrier ones, for such as are built squarely in body and soul: laughing lions must come."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"Great spirits have always faced voilent protest from mediocre minds."  (Albert Einstein)

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