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Favorite Quotes:

"I don't know what truculent means, but if it's good, then I'm that."

Muhammad Ali

"Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored."

Aldous Huxley

"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."

Mark Twain

"Life is what happens while you are making other plans."

 John Lennon

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” 

George Santayana

Well done is better than well said.” 

Benjamin Franklin