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Move from your center.
Same hand- Same foot.
Play at shoulder level.
Keep your hands in your center.

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The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
Winston S. Churchill

Winston S. Churchill. Now you are singing my song:

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.

"A fanatic is one can't change his mind and won't change the subject."

" I am easily satisfied with the very best."

"If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future."

The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.

It is no use saying we are doing our best. You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.

We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.

It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.

It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.

Employ your time in improving yourself by other mens writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.

Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile hoping it will eat him last.
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.

Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say: This was their finest hour.

Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days the greatest days our country has ever lived.

"Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential."

If one has to submit, it is wasteful not to do so with the best grace possible.

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.

"Without courage all other virtues loose their meaning."

We must beware of needless innovations, especially when guided by logic.

One ought never to turn ones back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!

Success is never found. Failure is never fatal. Courage is the only thing.

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

"The price of greatness is responsibility."

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.

The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

You have enemies? Good. It means youve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

If youre going through hell, keep going.

"A state of society where man cannot speak their minds cannot long endure."

This is the lesson: never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never in nothing, great or small, large or petty never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.

It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room.

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."

Its not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do whats required.

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.

"I never worry about action but only inaction."

Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.

Personally Im always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.

"Great and good are seldom the same man."

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.

"Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others."

Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didnt happen.

If you have an important point to make, dont try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time-a tremendous whack.

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.

I may be drunk, miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly.

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it has been said, it is the quality which guarantees all others.

Every man should ask himself each day whether he is not too readily accepting negative solutions.
The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself.

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
 
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