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Most people would not see an awful movie a second time, yet they play the same bad memories over and over in their heads.


Most people would not see an awful movie a second time, yet they play the same bad memories over and over in their heads. – Tony Robbins What does that mean? We’ve all seen a bad movie, once. But do you go … Continue reading

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If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.


If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you. – Oscar Wilde What does that mean? This quote is a variant on an ancient Mongolian Proverb: “A Man About To Tell The Truth Should Keep One … Continue reading

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There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit.


There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. – Indira Gandhi What does that mean? As is so often the case, this is a longer quote, shortened for use on Twitter. “My grandfather … Continue reading

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Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.


Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. – Marie Curie What does that mean? This is both interesting and sexist sounding at the same time. Another term for being curious about people (and the discussions that accompany the discoveries) … Continue reading

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Many people die with their music still in them.


Many people die with their music still in them. – Oliver Wendell Holmes What does that mean? As is often the case, this is a twitter-friendly version of a longer quote: “Many people die with their music still in them. Why … Continue reading

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The more rules you have about how people have to be, how life has to be for you to be happy, the less happy you’re going to be!


The more rules you have about how people have to be, how life has to be for you to be happy, the less happy you’re going to be! – Tony Robbins and here What does that mean? Think about this for a moment. Compare … Continue reading

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Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.


Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all. – Sam Ewing What does that mean? I laughed when I first saw this one. It … Continue reading

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