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Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Honest Abe

 

 

 

 

 

–Abraham Lincoln

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I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.  I am free, no matter what rules surround me.  If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them.  I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.

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–Robert A. Heinlein

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Flexibility of Mind

A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.

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–Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister

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First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.

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–Epictetus, Greek Philosopher, 55 AD – 135 AD

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Thus out of small beginnings greater things have been produced by His hand that made all things of nothing, and gives being to all things that are; and, as one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone unto many….

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–William Bradford, Of Plymouth Plantation

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Govern wisely, and as little as possible.

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–Sam Houston

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I, however, place economy among the first and most important of virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared.

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–Thomas Jefferson

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