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 Louis L'Amour - “A good beginning makes a good end.”
 Louis L'Amour - “Pa, he always said a man had to look spry for himself, because nobody would do it for him your opportunities didn't come knocking around, you had to hunt them down and hog-time them.”
 Louis L'Amour - “Some say opportunity knocks only once, That is not true. Opportunity knocks all the time, but you have to be ready for it. If the chance comes, you must have the equipment to take advantage of it.”
 Louis L'Amour - “Knowledge is awareness, and to it are many paths, not all of them paved with logic. But sometimes one is guided through the maze by intuition. One is led by something felt on the wind, something seen in the stars, something that calls from the wastelands to the spirit.”
 Louis L'Amour - “What is second sight A gift A training Or is it simply that suddenly within the brain a thousand impressions, ideas, sights, sounds, and smells coincide to provide an impression of what is to be The mind gathers its grain in all fields, storing i”
 Louis L'Amour - “Actually, all education is self-education. A teacher is only a guide, to point out the way, and no school, no matter how excellent, can give you education. What you receive is like the outlines in a childs coloring book. You must fill in the colors yourself.”
 Louis L'Amour - “Actually, all education is self-education. A teacher is only a guide, to point out the way, and no school, no matter how excellent, can give you education. What you receive is like the outlines in a childs coloring book. You must fill in the colors yourself.”
 Louis L'Amour - “Up to a point a man's life is shaped by environment, heredity and movement and changes in the world about him then there comes a time when it lies within his grasp to shape the clay of his life into the sort of thing he wishes to be. Only the weak blame parents, their race, their times, lack of good fortune, or the quirks of fate. Everyone has it within his power to say this I am today, that I shall be tomorrow. The wish, however, must be implemented by deeds.”
 Louis L'Amour - “This -- this was what made life a moment of quiet, the water falling in the fountain, the girl's voice... a moment of captured beauty. He who is truly wise will never permit such moments to escape.”
 Louis L'Amour - “Knowledge is like money to be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value.”
 Louis L'Amour - “Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen.”
 Louis L'Amour - “Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.”
 Louis L'Amour - “No one can get an education, for of necessity education is a continuing process.”
 Louis L'Amour - “For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time.”
 Louis L'Amour - “To disbelieve is easy to scoff is simple to have faith is harder.”
 Louis L'Amour - “Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more.”
 Louis L'Amour - “All loose things seem to drift down to the sea, and so did I.”
 Louis L'Amour - “To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain.”
 Louis L'Amour - “A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat.”
 Louis L'Amour - “He might never really do what he said, but at least he had it in mind. He had somewhere to go.”
 Louis L'Amour - “There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. Yet that will be the beginning.”
 Louis L'Amour - “Neither drink (coffee or tea) was known in Frankish lands, but seated in the coffeehouses, I drank of each at various times, twirling my mustache and listening with attention to that headier draught, the wine of the intellect, that sweet and bitter j”
 Louis L'Amour - “There are good men everywhere. I only wish they had louder voices.”
 Louis L'Amour - “Victory is not won in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later win a little more.”
 Louis L'Amour - “No memory is ever alone it's at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations.”

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