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"A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"To build may have to be the slow and laborious task of years. To destroy can be the thoughtless act of a single day."
-Sir Winston Churchill
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"Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of - for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear."
-Socrates
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"It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task."
-Virgil
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"The gates of hell are open night and day; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way: But to return, and view the cheerful skies, In this the task and mighty labor lies."
-Virgil
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"It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours."
-John F. Kennedy
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"The true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and no other task is of any consequence."
-Cyril Connolly
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"When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself."
-Isak Dinesen
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"I loved playing there. I bleed the blue. From a coaching standpoint having to play the No. 2 ranked team on the road is a daunting task. ... I'm excited about the opportunity. I tell these guys all the time these are great opportunities for Stony Brook."
-Steve Pikiell
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"I have been very excited to attend meetings and to prepare for them. The people who are on the task force are, I believe, giving people ? and very supportive of helping the education we provide for our students."
-Mary Pfeiffer
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"Now that we've accomplished the monumental task of restructuring, our next focus will be on incrementally improving our operations. Going forward we will be challenging ourselves to operate as efficiently as possible, leverage our core strengths and bring customer service to the highest levels of performance."
-John Denison
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"There is a certain amount of cost involved for that level of quality and an effort entailed in keeping that rating. If you jump into that realm, you want to keep it. It's not an easy task to do."
-Carl Gronlund
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"He who tells a lie is not sensible of how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one."
-Alexander Pope
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"It's a complicated task, ... I think Siebel just made it significantly more complex at a relatively late date."
-Josh Greenbaum
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"What is my task? To get the gospel around the world in the shortest possible time to every man and woman and boy and girl!"
-Aimee Semple Mcpherson
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"Our mission is to create the right condition for learning with affordability and quality. Hopefully residents will see that. This budget is not going to be an easy task."
-Richard Stein
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"Task orders are placed only for work that is required in the near term."
-Robert Flowers
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"Beating Penn State is not going to be an easy task no matter how you stretch it, whether it's at their place or at our place. I think being at home gives us that bit of an advantage. It's always tough to play here and it's always tough to play at their place. We certainly prefer to be going into this game being at the Jesse."
-Lori Walker
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"We do not yet know how many lives have been lost through exhaustion, war or outright killing. There's no doubt the 60-day deadline ...presents us with really a daunting task. There are huge obstacles."
-Sadako Ogata
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"For this year anyway, without question, the competition was there and the boys were up to the task today. They came back and shot a good number."
-Tom Romance
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"We know we've got to come in and get more than a 0-0 tie, and it's going to be a big task for us. But I think we're up for it, we know what we're against. We can get a result."
-Nick Rimando
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"We did two great things this past week - we beat Mullins at home and gained No. 1 status in the region. To me that should've gotten us up to the task of playing Kingstree."
-Leon Johnson
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"Although our contribution is only one aspect of the overall effort, we feel privileged to be a part of rescue and recovery in support of Joint Task Force Katrina."
-Michael Carey
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"As difficult as it is for a writer to find a publisher -admittedly a daunting task - it is twice as difficult for a publisher to sort through the chaff, select the wheat, and profitably publish a worthy list."
-Olivia Goldsmith
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"Our biggest task was not to be surprised by the work ethic of the New York Rangers because in the past they've been known not to work."
-Matt Cooke
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"The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams."
-Og Mandino
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"Missing that time and not practicing since right around Christmas, he's very, very rusty. The ability to play him those 16 minutes is going to help us in those next four games. Getting back into the flow of the defense and rebounding will be Monty's most difficult task."
-Brian Gregory
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