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A man like Verdi must write like Verdi. (Quote by - Giuseppe Verdi)

The driver knows how much the ox can carry, and keeps the ox from being overloaded. You know your way and your state of mind. Do not carry too much. (Quote by - Zen saying)

Never desert your own line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed. (Quote by - Sydney Smith)

The first duty of a human being is to assume the right relationship to society-more briefly, to find your real job, and do it. (Quote by - Charlotte P. Gilman)

Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants, lives so as to give a meaning and a value to his own life. (Quote by - Luigi Pirandello)

Theories are like scaffolding: they are not the house, but you cannot build the house without them. (Quote by - Constance Fenimore Woolson)

All the discontented people I know are trying to be something they are not, to do something they cannot do. (Quote by - David Graydon)

Everyone has a right to his own course of action. (Quote by - Moliere)

Dedication to one's work in the world is the only possible sanctifica-tion. Religion in all its forms is dedication to Someone Else's work, not yours. (Quote by - Cynthia Ozick)

The weakest among us has a gift, however seemingly trivial, which is peculiar to him and which worthily used will be a gift also to his race. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

Criticism ... makes very little dent upon me, unless I think there is some real justification and something should be done. (Quote by - Eleanor Roosevelt)

Those who love a cause are those who love the life which has to be led in order to serve it. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

We do not write as we want but as we can. (Quote by - W. Somerset Maugham)

In the first grade, I already knew the pattern of my life. I didn't know the living of it, but I knew the line. ... From the first day in school until the day I graduated, everyone gave me one hundred plus in art. Well, where do you go in life? You go to the place where you got one hundred plus. (Quote by - Louise Nevelson)

We don't know who we are until we see what we can do. (Quote by - Martha Grimes)

Every man must get to heaven his own way. (Quote by - Frederick the Great)

Every man has his own destiny; the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him. (Quote by - Henry Miller)

Don't take anyone else's definition of success as your own. (This is easier said than done. (Quote by - Jacqueline Briskin)

Skills vary with the man. We must... strive by that which is born in us. (Quote by - Pindar)

All of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their fullest extent. ... And every life must be chalked up at least a partial failure when it does not succeed in reaching its inherent destiny. (Quote by - Smiley Blanton)

All life is the struggle, the effort to be itself. (Quote by - Jose Ortega y Gasset)

The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink. (Quote by - George Orwell)

The crow that mimics a cormorant gets drowned. (Quote by - Japanese proverb)

The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing. (Quote by - Winifred Holtby)

Education should be the process of helping everyone to discover his uniqueness. (Quote by - Leo Buscaglia)

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