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Lombardi, Vince - (Attributed

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence. / Vince Lombardi (1913-1970) American football coach (Attributed)

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Richter, Jean-Paul - (Attributed

The last, best fruit that comes to perfection, even in the kindliest soul, is tenderness toward the hard; forbearance toward the unforbearing; warmth of heart toward the cold; and philanthropy toward the misanthropic. / Jean-Paul Richter (1763-1825) German novelist, art historian, aesthetician [pseud. Jean-Paul] (Attributed)

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Martin, Judith - (Attributed

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help. Judith Martin (b. 1938) American author, journalist [a.k.a. Miss Manners] (Attributed)

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Fields, W.C. - (Attributed

Happiness means quiet nerves. / W.C. Fields (1880-1946) American entertainer [b. William Claude Dukenfield] (Attributed)

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Brooks, Phillips - (Attributed

Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully. / Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) American clergyman, hymnist (Attributed)

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Obama, Barack - (Attributed

If you’re walking down the right path, and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress. / Barack Obama (b. 1961) American politician, US President (2009- ) (Attributed)

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Burroughs, Augusten - Magical Thinking (2004

I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions. / Augusten Burroughs (b. 1965) American writer Magical Thinking (2004)

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Beecher, Henry Ward - (Attributed

You may get a large amount of truth into a brief space. / Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) American clergyman and orator (Attributed)

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Sarnoff, David - (Attributed

Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people. / David Sarnoff (1881-1971) Belarusian-American businessman and broadcasting executive (Attributed)

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Mencken, H.L. - "The National Letters," Prejudices: Second Series (1920

It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull. / H.L. Mencken (1880-1956) American writer and journalist [Henry Lewis Mencken] “The National Letters,” Prejudices: Second Series (1920)