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Fred Perry Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.
Rose Kennedy Birds sing after a storm why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
Helena Rubinstein There are no ugly women, only lazy ones.
Reinhold Niebuhr If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else.
Storm Jameson For what I have received may the Lord make me truly thankful. And more truly for what I have not received.
John Ruskin The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
Charles Kingsley Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
Elizabeth I I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a Queen, as to be a Queen over so thankful a people.
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