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„You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.“
— Mick Jagger British rock musician, member of The Rolling Stones 1943
— Les Brown American politician 1945
„The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.“
— Socrates classical Greek Athenian philosopher -469 - -399 BC
This is actually a quotation http://books.google.com/books?id=FUIHmRHf8SUC&lpg=PA130&dq=%22not%20on%20fighting%20the%20old%20but%20on%20building%20the%20new%22&pg=PA130#v=onepage&q=%22not%20on%20fighting%20the%20old%20but%20on%20building%20the%20new%22&f=false from a character named Socrates in Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book that Changes Lives http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Way_of_the_Peaceful_Warrior, by Dan Millman.
„A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.-Colin Powell“
— Colin Powell Former U.S. Secretary of State and retired four-star general 1937
— Joseph Addison politician, writer and playwright 1672 - 1719
Context: Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body. As by the one, health is preserved, strengthened, and invigorated: by the other, virtue (which is the health of the mind) is kept alive, cherished, and confirmed. No. 147.
„No doubt the reason is that character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.“
— Helen Keller American author and political activist 1880 - 1968
Helen Adams Keller (p. 60. Helen Keller's Journal: 1936-1937, Doubleday, Doran & company, inc., 1938)
— Walt Whitman American poet, essayist and journalist 1819 - 1892
This has become attributed to both Walt Whitman and Helen Keller, but has not been found in either of their published works, and variations of the quote are listed as a proverb commonly used in both the US and Canada in A Dictionary of American Proverbs (1992), edited by Wolfgang Mieder, Kelsie B. Harder and Stewart A. Kingsbury.
„Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.“
— Francis of Assisi Catholic saint and founder of the Franciscan Order 1182 - 1226
— Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965
Attributed to Winston Churchill in The Prodigal Project : Book I : Genesis (2003) by Ken Abraham and Daniel Hart, p. 224 and other places, though no source attribution is given. It actually derives from an advertising campaign for Budweiser beer in the late 1930s.
— Arthur Ashe American tennis player 1943 - 1993
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe German writer, artist, and politician 1749 - 1832
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