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Open Thread: Is It Better to be Loved or Feared?

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“Men can bear all things except good days.” — Dutch Proverb

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“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” — Judy Garland

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“The unforgivable crime is soft hitting.  Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly.” — Theodore Roosevelt

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“In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace … Continue reading

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“A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today’s military rejects include tomorrow’s hard-core unemployed.” — John F. Kennedy

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“Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.” — Ambrose Bierce

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“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” — Steve Jobs

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“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.  They are consumed in twelve minutes.  Half-times take twelve minutes.  This is not coincidence.” — Erma Bombeck

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“Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.” — Ansel Adams

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