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Selected from Laura Moncur's Motivational Quotations - October 16, 2017
Determine never to be idle...It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
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Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)  
How his death hung over that house. It’s part of what I know to be true—your absence is greater than your presence.
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Michael Hainey, After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story, 2013  
Fresh beauty opens one's eyes wherever it is really seen, but the very abundance and completeness of the common beauty that besets our steps prevents its being absorbed and appreciated. It is a good thing, therefore, to make short excursions now and then to the bottom of the sea among dulse and coral, or up among the clouds on mountain-tops, or in balloons, or even to creep like worms into dark holes and caverns underground, not only to learn something of what is going on in those out-of-the-way places, but to see better what the sun sees on our return to common everyday beauty.
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John Muir (1838 - 1914), My First Summer in the Sierra, 1911  
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
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Louis Pasteur (1822 - 1895)  

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