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"Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence."  (Albert Einstein)

"Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together."  (Vincent van Gogh)

"Great work is done by people who are not afraid to be great."  (Fernando Flores)

"How is it that we never have time to do a job right, but we always have time to do it over?"  (Anonymous)

"If a man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hard-beaten road to his house, tho it be in the woods."  (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves."  (Thomas Alva Edison)

"If you want a thing done well, do it yourself."  (Napoleon Bonaparte)

"In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd."  (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, 1547-1616)

"It is a grand mistake to think of being great without goodness and I pronounce it as certain that there was never a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous."  (Benjamin Franklin)

"One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar."  (Helen Keller)

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