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The following is a list of quotes that I’ve found important or inspiring (the list was started on March 13, 2010, and I’ll update it periodically.)

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” —Dr. Suess

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” — Abraham Lincoln

“Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell; it doesn’t work otherwise.” —Jim Rogers

“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” —Thomas Jefferson

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” —Mark Twain

“I asked him if he would come up with a few options. And he said, ’No. I will solve your problem for you. And you will pay me. And you don’t have to use the solution. If you want options, go talk to other people. But I’ll solve your problem for you the best way I know how. And you use it or not. That’s up to you. You’re the client. But you pay me.’ And there was a clarity about the relationship that was refreshing.” —Steve Jobs on working with Paul Rand

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