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Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.

The best is the enemy of the good.

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Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.

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Best efforts are essential. Unfortunately, best efforts, people charging this way and that way without guidance of principles, can do a lot of damage.

Data are not taken for museum purposes; they are taken as a basis for doing something. If nothing is to be done with the data, then there is no use in collecting any. The ultimate purpose of taking data is to provide a basis for action or a recommendation for action. The step intermediate between the collection of data and the action is prediction.

I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.

People don't spring into action just because they see smoke; they spring into action because they see others rushing in with water.

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Learning is not doing; it is reflecting on doing.

An idea isn't worth that much. It's the execution of the idea that has value. If you can't convince one other person that this is something to devote your life to, then it's not worth it.

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A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.

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