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    The creative act lasts but a brief

    “The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.”

    — Henri Cartier-Bresson

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    Category: art
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    Private property was the original source of

    “Private property was the original source of freedom. It still is its main ballpark.”

    — Walter Lippmann

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    I wish I had an extra day

    “I wish I had an extra day with my mom sometimes. Or another hour in the day with my family, husband and children.”

    — Mary J. Blige

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    My father was a farmer and my

    “My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity.”

    — Roberto Benigni

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    Category: parenting
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    You will never be happy if you

    “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”

    — Albert Camus

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    God gives talent. Work transforms talent into

    “God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.”

    — Anna Pavlova

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    Category: work
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    Because your own strength is unequal to

    “Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.”

    — Marcus Aurelius

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    Time and tide wait for no man.

    “Time and tide wait for no man.”

    — Geoffrey Chaucer

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    My family was my guide to my

    “My family was my guide to my reality.”

    — Haywood Nelson

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    Money, if it does not bring you

    “Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort.”

    — Helen Gurley Brown

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    It was amazing that a play that

    “It was amazing that a play that seems dated in this world… A man whose best friend is a six-foot white rabbit… But it caught on, especially with young people – they surprised me most of all.”

    — James Stewart

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    Looking back, there is nothing wrong with

    “Looking back, there is nothing wrong with that peace, love and equality that the hippies espoused. In many ways, we have regressed because they were into organic food, back to nature, make love not war, be good to all men, share and share alike – which is what many are talking about now.”

    — Imelda Staunton

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    The relationship between husband and wife should

    “The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.”

    — B. R. Ambedkar

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    It is by a wise economy of

    “It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least.”

    — F. H. Bradley

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    Success will ruin your life.

    “Success will ruin your life.”

    — Tom Clancy

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