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Old 02-20-2001, 02:55 AM   #1
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"There is nothing mysterious about originality, nothing fantastic. Originality is merely the step beyond."
--Louis Danz

"It is awfully important to know what is and what is not your business."
--Gertrude Stein

"We learn the rope of life by untying its knots."
--Jean Toomer


Don't eat with total abandon:

"Gluttony is not a secret vice."
--Orson Welles

"Another good reducing exercise consists in placing both hands against the table edge and pushing back."
--Robert Quillen

"Never eat more than you can lift."
--Miss Piggy


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Sometimes to be a good parent means you have to relax, step back, and give yourself some space:

"Bringing up a family should be an adventure, not an anxious discipline in which everybody is constantly graded for
performance."
--Milton R. Saperstein

"The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old."
--Jean Kerr

"If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylum would be filled with
mothers."
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"Some leaders are born women."
--United Nations conference slogan

"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man."
--Elbert Hubbard

"It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was."
--Anne Sexton

Don't spread yourself thin:

"To do two things at once is to do neither."
--Publius Syrus

"Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital.... The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket and watches the basket."
--Andrew Carnegie

"Each man is capable of doing one thing well. If he attempts several, he will fail to achieve distinction in any."
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"My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate - that's my philosophy."
--Thornton Wilder (from The Skin of Our Teeth)

"The squeaky wheel doesn't always get greased; it often gets replaced."
--John Peers

"There is no substitute for hard work."
--Thomas Edison

Accept and believe in yourself:

"I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do. That is character!
--Teddy Roosevelt

"From self alone expect applause."
--Marion L. Burton

"She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not care to be herself."
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"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence."
--Helen Keller

"It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it."
--John Steinbeck

"One should count each day a separate life."
--Seneca

When you feel tense, try a little informal music therapy:

"Bang-whang-whang goes the drum, tootle-tetootle the fife;
No keeping one's haunches still: it's the greatest pleasure
in life." --Robert Browning

"Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together."
--Anais Nin

"Music that gentlier on the spirit lies, / Than tired eyelids upon tired eyes."
--Alfred, Lord Tennyson
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"Don't sit down and wait for the
opportunities to come; you have to get up and make them."
--Madame C. J. Walker

"The key to change . . . is to let go of fear."
--Rosanne Cash

"Production is not the application of tools to materials, but logic to work."
--Peter Drucker

Persistence!

"Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting."
--Christopher Morely

"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go."
--William Feather

"Success generally depends upon knowing how long it takes to succeed."
--Charles de Montesquieu

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