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Random, Thought-Provoking Quotations

On Writing:

"Write something to suit yourself and many people will like it; write something to suit everybody and scarcely anyone will care for it." (Jesse Stuart)

"Write as well as you can, and finish what you begin." (Ernest Hemingway)

On Struggles:

"Sometimes in life, God gives us a difficulty in order to bring out the fighting spirit. . . . The essential thing in life is not in the conquering but in the fight." (Bob Richards, Olympic champion)

"Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength." (Charles Spurgeon)

On Life:

"He that would live in peace and at ease

Must not speak all he knows or judge all he sees." (Benjamin Franklin)

"There is a true glory and a true honor: the glory of duty done, the honor of the integrity of principle." (Robert E. Lee)

"When in doubt, don't." (Davy Crockett)

"Be sure you're right--then go ahead." (Davy Crockett)

On Government/Politics:

"The collection of taxes which are not absolutely required . . . is only a species of legalized larceny. The wise and correct course to follow in taxation is not to destroy those who have already secured success, but to create conditions under which everyone will have a better chance to be successful." (Calvin Coolidge)

Think about it!

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