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The way to get good ideas is to get a lot of ideas and throw the bad ones away.

Linus Pauling

 

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Success is rented, and the rent is due every single day.

(Or substitute your choice of one of twelve key points of the Scout Law )

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Do the best you can, with what you've got, where you're at.                              Teddy Roosevelt

 

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"But the real way to get happiness is by giving out happiness to other people." 

Sir Robert Baden Powell

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Also by Tolkien:  "All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost"

 

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A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.

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"" There are two kinds of people in the world, 

those that think there are two kinds of people and those that don't." 

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1 minute ago, SSScout said:

There are two kinds of people in the world, 

Makes me think of that computer joke. 

There are 10 types of people in the world. Those who understand binary and those who don't. 

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The most damaging phrase in the language is “We’ve always done it this way!”
— Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper
 

I can't tell you how often I use this sentiment at work. And how many things I've gotten changed for the better because of it. 

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People who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

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The reasonable man will adapt to conform to the world,  the unreasonable man will attempt to conform the world the fit him.   

Therefor all progress is made by the unreasonable man.

GBS

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“There is no religious side to the Movement. The whole of it is based on religion, that is, on the realization and service of God.”

Lord Robert Baden-Powell, November 1920

 

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I have learned, by some experience, that virtue and patriotism, vice and selfishness, are found in all parties, and that they differ less in their motives than in the policies they pursue.

-William H. Seward

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