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If you can't do it, give up!
Nobody makes a greater mistake than he who does nothing because he could only do a little
It is no use saying, «We are doing our best». You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it
He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law
By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning
The way to do is to be
Living requires but little life; doing requires much
Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear
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