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It is not the critic who counts, or how the strong man stumbled, or whether
the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the
man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and
blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again; who
knows the great enthusiasm, the great devotion, and who spends himself in a
worthy cause, and if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that
he'll never be with those cold and timid souls who never know either victory
-- Teddy Roosevelt
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It is not true that life is one damn thing after
another -- it's one damn thing over and over.
-- Edna St. Vincent Millay
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It is November first 1940; in the famous sound stage of THE WIZARD OF OZ on
the MGM lot, a little man is lying face-up on the yellow brick road. His
wide eyes stare upward into the blinding stage lights. He is wearing a
kind of comic soldier's uniform with a yellow coat and puffy sleeves and
big fez-like blue and yellow hat with a feather on top. His yellow hair
and beard are the phony straw color of Hollywood. He could pass for some
kind of cute in the typical tinsel-town way if it wasn't for the knife
sticking out of his chest. *Someone had murdered a Munchkin.*
-- Stuart Kaminsky, "Murder on the Yellow Brick Road"
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It is now 10 p.m. Do you know where Henry Kissinger is?
-- Elizabeth Carpenter
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It is now pitch dark. If you proceed, you will likely fall into a pit.
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It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort
to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics and
-- H.L. Mencken
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It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.
-- Grace Murray Hopper
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It is one thing to praise discipline, and another to submit to it.
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It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live
at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result
is the only thing that makes the result come true.
-- William James
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It is only with the heart one can see clearly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
-- The Fox, 'The Little Prince"