Long after Salinger sent me away, I continued to believe his standards and expectations were the best ones.

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I think that with a lot of hard work and dedication, I feel that I could be the best in the world. I'm still only 35 years old... I have a fresh start physically and mentally, and I feel that I can achieve my goal to be the best again.

By : Mario Lemieux

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To be free from evil thoughts is God's best gift.

By : Aeschylus

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My conviction of the necessity of further legislative provisions for the safe-keeping and disbursement of the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects have been already submitted to you.

By : Martin Van Buren

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My only job as an actor is to try and understand the character and, to the best of my ability, bring this character to life.

By : Patrick Warburton

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We got to know the competition very well. In the '50s popcorn made a big growth in sales. Our main push was to produce the best quality and sell in quality retail outlets.

By : Orville Redenbacher

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No, the only things which do not bother me are the elements. I can overcome them without a fight. All one has to do to get the best of the elements is to stand pat and one will win.

By : William Howard Taft

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The best part is still ahead of me - I haven't experienced my 'good old days' yet.

By : Luther Vandross

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Life is so fresh, life is every day so new if we are fighting, only for the best. Sometimes I think the only real satisfaction in life is failure, failure in your endeavor to do your best.

By : Maude Adams

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Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best.

By : Harold W. Dodds

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Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.

By : Charles Caleb Colton

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When you are studying jazz, the best thing to do is listen to records or listen to live music. It isn't as though you go to a teacher. You just listen as much as you can and absorb everything.

By : Carla Bley

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You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.

By : Walt Disney

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