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Quotes, Seven

Here are some sayings or proverbs. What do they mean? Do you agree with them? Give examples from real life.
61. “Idle hands are the devil’s tools.” Biblical proverb
62. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” Jimmy Dean, Actor
63a. “God gave you two ears and one mouth.” Epictetus, Greek Stoic philosopher.

63b. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Winston Churchill, British prime minister
64a. “If you’re not making mistakes, you’re not trying hard enough.” Vince Lombardi, football coach

64b. “Some of us learn from other people’s mistakes and the rest of us have to be other people.” Zig Ziglar, Author
65. “Miracles sometimes occur, but one has to work terribly hard for them.” Chaim Weizmann, Chemist
66. “Only after you have cut down the last tree, caught the last fish, poisoned the last lake . . . only then will you realized that you can’t eat money.” Obomsawin, Cree Indian Chief
67. “It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.” Isaac Asimov, author
68. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Confucius.
69a. “If you don’t have any goals in life, you will be doomed to work to accomplish someone else’s goals.” Brian Tracy, businessman, writer.

69b. “People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.” Earl Nightingale, Motivational Speaker
70a. “Happiness is not a goal you achieve directly; rather it is a by-product of accomplishing something great.” Eleanor Roosevelt, Former First Lady

70b. “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt

70c. “Happiness is only a byproduct of successful living.” Austen Riggs, psychiatrist

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