It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.
- Andrew Jackson

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
- Andrew Jackson

A child needs your presence more than your presents.
- Jesse Jackson

You must never stop dreaming. Face reality, yes. But don't stop with the way things are; dream of things as they ought to be. Dream of peace. Peace is rational and reasonable. War is irrational in this age and unwinnable.
- Jesse Jackson

We've removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams.
- Jesse Jackson

It is in struggle and service with our brothers and sisters, individually and collectively, that we find the meaning of life.
- Jesse Jackson

Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes. Keep hope alive.
- Jesse Jackson

Star Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up.
- Jesse Jackson

Did you ever hear anyone say "That work had better be banned because I might read it and it might be very dangerous to me?"
- Joseph Henry Jackson

Once you've done the mental work, there comes a point you have to throw yourself into the action and put your heart on the line. That means not only being brave, but being compassionate towards yourself, your teammates and your opponents.
- Phil Jackson

The only reason I don't like playing in the World Series is I can't watch myself play.
- Reggie Jackson

Cruelty is contagious in uncivilized communities.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

Forgiveness is the highest and most difficult of all moral lesson.
- Joseph Jacobs

There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men.
- Randall Jacobs

I'd rather be dead than singing when I'm forty five.
- Mick Jagger

The difficulty about all this dying is that you can't tell a fellow anything about it, so where does the fun come in?
- Alice James

It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
- Clive James

The ideal tyranny is that which is ignorantly self-administered by its victims. The most perfect slaves are, therefore, those which blissfully and unawaredly enslave themselves.
- Dresden James

Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue.
- Henry James

Live all you can; it's a mistake not to. It doesn't so much matter what you do in particular, so long as you have your life. If you haven't had that, what have you had?
- Henry James

Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
- Henry James

StarThe people who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.
- Lloyd James

Star Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
- William James

The true purpose of education is to cherish and unfold the seed of immortality already sown within us; to develop, to their fullest extent, the capacities of every kind with which the God who made us has endowed us.
- Anna Jameson

Only one person in a thousand knows the trick of really living in the present. Most of us spend fifty-nine minutes an hour living in the past, with regret for lost joys or shame for things badly done (both utterly useless and weakening) or in a future which we either long for or dread. There is only one minute in which you are alive, this minute, here and now. The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable minute, which is exactly what it is - a miracle and unrepeatable.
- Storm Jameson

Think of all the really successful men and women you know. Do you know a single one who didn't learn very young the trick of calling attention to himself in the right quarters?
- Storm Jameson

If the scissors are not used daily on the beard, it will not be long before the beard is, by its luxuriant growth, pretending to be the head.
- Hakim Jami

The experience of love and peace is the only thing of importance that is communicated. It is this attitude of the heart, and not what is said between two people, that does healing work in both directions.
- Gerald G. Jampolsky

There are only two emotions: love - our natural inheritance, and fear - an invention of our minds which is illusory. Each instant of the day we choose between these two, and our choice determines the kind of day we have and how we will perceive the world.
- Gerald G. Jampolsky

Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
- Japanese proverb

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.
- Japanese proverb

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
- Japanese proverb

Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.
- Japanese proverb

If you believe everything you read, better not read.
- Japanese proverb

Adversity is the foundation of virtue.
- Japanese proverb

In that the wisdom of the few becomes available to the many, there is progress in human affairs; without it, the static routine of tradition continues.
- Jospeh Jastrow

We can only teach that which we are.
- Jean Jaurès

Everybody who loves you wants you to be true to yourself, no matter how it appears.
- Eli Jaxon-Bear

The jury has a right to judge both the law as well as the fact in controversy.
- John Jay

Democracy is ever eager for rapid progress, and the only progress which can be rapid is progress down hill.
- Sir James Jeans

Star Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
- Thomas Jefferson

People are either driven to action or complacency, mission or rust. You're either participating in the Game of Life or you're watching it from the grandstands. Herein lies a crucial difference. A champion plays the game: a spectator observes, criticizes and never really gets to live. A champion know what he or she wants and goes after it with carefully calculated goals and no-holds-barred action. A spectator feels that his or her life is not their own. They let others dictate their destiny. They become victims of life instead of masters of it.
- Bruce Jenner

I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win - if you don't, you won't.
- Bruce Jenner

Success is not measured by heights attained but by obstacles overcome. We're going to pass through many obstacles in our lives: good days, bad days. But the successful person will overcome those obstacles and constantly move forward.
- Bruce Jenner

The Trouble with life in the fast lane is that you get to the other end in a hurry.
- John Jensen

He is very imprudent, a dog; he never makes it his business to inquire whether you are in the right or the wrong, never asks whether you are rich or poor, silly or wise, sinner or saint. You are his pal. That is enough for him.
- Jerome K. Jerome

It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
- Jerome K. Jerome

Truth is the safest lie.
- Jewish Proverb

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.
- Jewish Proverb

When a man mints coins - they are all alike, but when God mints people, each of them is uniquely different even though they all come from the same mold.
- Jewish Saying

The things I've done in my life have required a lot of years of work before they took off.
- Steve Jobs

I want to put a ding in the universe.
- Steve Jobs

It's OK to mess up. You should give yourself a break.
- Billy Joel

The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
- Pope John XXIII

Tyranny and despotism can be exercised by many, more rigourously, more vigourously, and more severely, than by one.
- Andrew Johnson

Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved.
- Barbara Johnson

There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.
- Ben Johnson

Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.
- Lady Bird Johnson

Men and women are limited not by the place of their birth, not by the color of their skin, but by the size of their hope.
- John Johnson

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
- Lyndon Baines Johnson

We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has broadened into a brotherhood.
- Lyndon Baines Johnson

The classroom - not the trench - is the frontier of freedom now and forevermore.
- Lyndon Baines Johnson

Almost every man wastes part of his life attempting to display qualities which he does not possess.
- Samuel Johnson

A successful [software] tool is one that was used to do something undreamed of by its author.
- S. C. Johnson

An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston

Morale is faith in the man at the top.
- Albert S. Johnstone

If I could wish for my life to be perfect, it would be tempting but I would have to decline, for life would no longer teach me anything.
- Allyson Jones

Things don't go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be.
- Charlie "Tremendous" Jones

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
- Franklin P. Jones

Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwile.
- Franklin P. Jones

Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.
- Franklin P. Jones

Anybody who knows everything should be told a thing or two.
- Franklin P. Jones

Make a bet every day, otherwise you might walk around lucky and never know it.
- Jimmy Jones

You see a lot of smart guys with dumb women, but you hardly ever see a smart woman with a dumb guy.
- Erica Jong

Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it... It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change. I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.
- Erica Jong

"Freedom" is just another word for "nothing to lose".
- Janis Joplin

Don't compromise yourself. It's all you've got.
- Janis Joplin

The world stands aside to let anyone pass who knows where he is going.
- David Starr Jordan

Be a life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for.
- David Starr Jordan

The purpose of polite behavior is never virtuous. Deceit, surrender, and concealment: these are not virtues. The goal of the mannerly is comfort, per se.
- June Jordan

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
- Michael Jordan

There are plenty of teams in every sport that have great players and never win titles. Most of the time, those players aren't willing to sacrifice for the greater good of the team. The funny thing is, in the end, their unwillingness to sacrifice only makes individual goals more difficult to achieve. One thing I believe to the fullest is that if you think and achieve as a team, the individual accolades will take care of themselves. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.
- Michael Jordan

I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot... and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that's precisely why I succeed.
- Michael Jordan

Never let inexperience get in the way of ambition.
- Terry Josephson

Only choose in marriage a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
- Joseph Joubert

The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
- Joseph Joubert

Imagination is the eye of the soul.
- Joseph Joubert

To teach is to learn twice.
- Joseph Joubert

Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
- Joseph Joubert

Kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door.
- Benjamin Jowett

Alimony is a system by which, when two people make a mistake, one of them keeps paying for it.
- Peggy Joyce

When anyone tells me I can't do anything. I'm just not listening any more.
- Florence Griffith Joyner

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.
- Carl Gustav Jung

The lives of the best of us are spent in choosing between evils.
- Junius

No one ever reached the worst of a vice at one leap.
- Juvenal


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