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Most people live ninety percent in the past, seven percent in the present, and that only leaves three percent for the future.
– John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent
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Most people live, whether physically, intellectually or morally, in a very restricted circle of their potential being. They make use of a very small portion of their possible consciousness, and of their soul's resources in general, much like a man who, out of his whole bodily organism, should get into a habit of using and moving only his lttle finger. Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed.
– William James
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Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think it’s this veneer — that the designers are handed this box and told, ‘Make it look good!’ That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
– Steve Jobs
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Most people my age are dead at the present time.
– Casey Stengel
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Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you!!
– William James
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Most people pay too much for the things they get for nothing.
– Author Unknown
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Most people rust out due to lack of challenge. Few people rust out due to overuse.
– Unknown
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Most people seek after what they do not possess and are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.
– Anwar el Sadat
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Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
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Most people take many undue advantages of others by forgiving to own nature repeatedly than many people take most undue advantages for own by other person’s forgiving nature to them repeatedly.
– Anuj Somany
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Most people tire of a lecture in 10 minutes clever people can do it in 5. Sensible people never go to lectures at all.
– Stephen Butler Leacock
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Most people who succeed n the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don't know how to quit.
– Dr. Robert Schuller
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Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.
– Robert Orben
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Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy.
– Robert Anthony
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Most people would rather take the easy road than the high road.
– Tom Zegan
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Most people would sooner die than think; in fact they do so.
– Bertrand Russell
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Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
– Seneca
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Most powerful is he who has himself in his power.
– Seneca
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Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding.
– André Gide
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Most readily measure the inches and feet of life's ups and downs, but it is only the foot forward that really counts.
– Chase LeBlanc
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Most religions do not make men better, only warier.
– Elias Canetti
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Most smiles are started by another smile.
– Frank A. Clark
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Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
– Scott Adams
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Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity presented to them. They have developed the opportunity that was at hand.
– Bruce Marton
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