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"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." — Albert Einstein

"There is a terrific disadvantage in not having the abrasive quality of the press applied to you daily. Even though we never like it, and even though we wish they didn't write it, and even though we disapprove, there isn't any doubt that we could not do the job at all in a free society without a very, very active press."
— John F. Kennedy

"By a declaration of rights, I mean one which shall stipulate freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of commerce against monopolies, trial by juries in all cases, no suspensions of the habeas corpus, no standing armies. These are fetters against doing evil which no honest government should decline."
— Thomas Jefferson

"Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost." — Thomas Jefferson"The free press is the mother of all our liberties and of our progress under liberty." — Adlai E. Stevenson

"The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust." — Samuel Butler

"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." — Abraham Lincoln"'Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt." — Abraham Lincoln"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."

— Mark Twain

"Here is the greatest secret of success; work with all your might but trust not in your own power to achieve. Pray with all your might for God's guidance and blessing. Pray, then work, work and pray; and again pray and work. Whether you see much fruit or little fruit, remember that God delights to bestow real blessing. This comes generally in answer to earnest, believing prayer." — George Muller

"Nothing you can't spell will ever work." — Will Rogers

"Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts." — Albert Einstein

"Don't let yesterday use up too much of today." — Will Rogers

"All true greatness must come from internal growth."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use." — Galileo Galilei

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake."
— Napoleon Bonaparte

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." — Benjamin Franklin

"There, I guess King George will be able to read that." — John Hancock, president of the Continental Congress (As he fixed his signature, extra large, to the Declaration of Independence.)

"If in other lands the press and books and literature of all kinds are censored, we must redouble our efforts here to keep it free. Books may be burned and cities sacked, but truth, like the yearning for freedom, lives in the hearts of humble men and women." — Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world." — George Washington Carver (1864—1943)

"Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame." — Benjamin Franklin "Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true." — Leon J. Suenes"Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration." — Evan Esar

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