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Celebrations in Youth - Where There's Room for Improvement

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Where There's Room for Improvement

  • Being brilliant is no great feat if you respect nothing. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength. - Edmund Burke
  • Ambition can creep as well as soar. - Edmund Burke
  • Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested upon. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Nothing has ever been achieved by the person who says: "It can't be done". - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • We are all born originals – why is it so many of us die copies? - Edward Young
  • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. - English proverb
  • Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop. - Publius Ovidius Naso
  • Haste makes waste. - English proverb
  • The devil is in the details. - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Ne quid nimis. Moderation in all things. - Publius Terentius Afer
  • Necessity is the mother of invention. - English proverb
  • Frugality is founded on the principal that all riches have limits. - Edmund Burke
  • In the society, where people are just parts in a larger machine, individuals are unable to develop fully. - Friedrich von Schiller
  • A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think. - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Good order is the foundation of all things. - Edmund Burke
  • Waste not fresh tears over old griefs. - Euripides
  • Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. - Marcus Aurelius
  • How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it. - Marcus Aurelius
  • The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury. - Marcus Aurelius
  • Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. - Confucius
  • Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner. - Laozi
  • Habits change into character. - Publius Ovidius Naso
  • Patience is the best remedy for every trouble. - Titus Maccius Plautus
  • It is quality rather than quantity that matters. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • All cruelty springs from weakness. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself. - Publilius Syrus
  • An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason. - Publilius Syrus
  • Never promise more than you can perform. - Publilius Syrus
  • From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own. - Publilius Syrus
  • Learn to see in another's calamity the ills which you should avoid. - Publilius Syrus

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