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Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid. --- Franklin P Jones 1832

Conformity is one of the most fundamental dishonesties of all. When we reject our specialness, water down our God-given individuality and uniqueness, we begin to lose our freedom. The conformist is in on way a free man. He has to follow the herd. --- Norman Vincent Peale 1898

Death can show us the way, for when we know and understand completely that our time on this earth is limited, and that we have no way of knowing when it will be over, then we must live each day as if it were the only one we had. --- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross 1926

For, in order to turn the individual into a function of the State, his dependence on anything besides the State must be taken from him. --- Carl Jung 1875

Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration. --- Thomas Edison 1847

How we perform as individuals will determine how we perform as a nation. (Chairman, United Technologies Corp.) --- Harry Gray

I am only one, but still I am one; I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; I will not refuse to do the something I can do. --- Helen Keller 1880

I cannot do everything, but I can do something. One person can make a difference. --- Anon xxxx

I do not believe we are all created equal. Physical and emotional differences, parental guidance, varying environments, being in the right place at the right time all play a role in enhancing or limiting development. But I do believe every man and woman, if given the opportunity and encouragement to recognize their potential, regardless of background, has the freedom to choose in our world. Will an individual be a taker or a giver in life? Will he be satisfied merely to exist, or will he seek a meaningful purpose? Will he dare to dream the impossible dream? --- zzz

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve. --- Albert Schweitzer 1875

I have found that a large percentage of the population operates under a dangerous illusion - the illusion that the world's problems are too big and too complex for one individual to make a difference. But I believe one person can make a difference. My dad always told me, 'We're here to inspire each other, to bring out the best in each other, and the only way we can do that is to care about each other.' (fire fighter & film maker) --- Ray Gatchalian

I know of only one duty, and that is to love. --- Albert Camus 1913

If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself. --- Arthur Schlesinger

It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had. --- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross 1926

Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds, shining qualities beneath a rough exterior. --- Juvenal

One person with a belief is a social power equal to ninety-nine who have only interests. --- John Stuart Mill

One thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve ... Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight. --- Albert Schweitzer 1875

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

The fact that people are born with two eyes and two ears but only one tongue suggests that they ought to look and listen twice as much as they speak. --- Anon xxxx

The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at once. --- Samuel Smiles 1812

There is only one courage and that is the courage to let go of the past, not to collect it, not to accumulate it, not to cling to it. We all cling to the past, and because we cling to the past we become unavailable to the present. --- Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

There is only one real failure in life that is possible and that is, not to be true to the best one knows. --- Frederic Farrer 1831

There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it. --- George Bernard Shaw 1856

There is only one way to defeat the enemy, and that is to write as well as you can. The best argument is an undeniably good book. --- Saul Bellow

We begin from the recognition that all beings cherish happiness and do not want suffering. It then becomes both morally wrong and pragmatically unwise to pursue only one's own happineness oblivious to the feelings and aspirations of all others who surround us as members of the same human family. The wiser course is to think of others when pursuing our own happiness. --- Dalai Lama 14th

We do not know one-millionth of one per cent about anything. --- Thomas Edison 1847

While it is true that an inherently free and scrupulous individual may be destroyed, such an individual can never be enslaved or used as a blind tool. --- Albert Einstein 1879

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