Thoughts Sent In 2006
1/4/2006 In this world I would rather live two days as a tiger, than two hundred years like a sheep. - Tipu Sahib
1/5/2006 Personal excellence can be achieved by a visionary goal, thorough planning, dedicated execution and total follow through. - Gerald R. Ford
1/6/2006 People think responsibility is hard to bear. It's not. I think that sometimes it is the absence of responsibility that is harder to bear. You have a great feeling of impotence. - Henry Kissinger
1/9/2006 People with goals succeed because they know where they are going. - Earl Nightengale
1/10/2006 Perseverance and resolve are 90 percent of the battle if you want to accomplish anything of worth. - Larry Zimmerman
1/11/2006 Prepare your mind to receive the best life has to offer. - Ernest Holmes
1/12/2006 Purpose is what gives life meaning. - Unknown
1/13/2006 Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find it out. - Frank A. Clark
1/16/2006 Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination. - Unknown
1/17/2006 Self-image sets the boundaries of individual accomplishment. - Maxwell Maltz
1/18/2006 Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer, it is a joy; it is art. - Bliss Carman
1/19/2006 Silence is a text easy to misread. - A.A. Attanasio
1/20/2006 So sail the winds of motivation when they blow, but in the calms and dry spells, rely on your will to carry you through. - Dan Millman
1/23/2006 Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking. - Tim McMahon
1/24/2006 Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away. - Arthur Helps
1/25/2006 Winning isn't getting ahead of others. It's getting ahead of yourself. - Roger Staubach
1/26/2006 When you're right, you don't care what others think. You know sooner or later it will come out in the wash. - Barbara McClintock
1/27/2006 What you say tells other people what you are. - Unknown
1/30/2006 What I do today is important because I am paying a day of my life for it. What I accomplish must be worthwhile because the price is high. - Unknown
1/31/2006 We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation. - Ivan Illich
2/1/2006 We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been. - George Eliot
2/2/2006 We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them. - Titus Livius
2/3/2006 We can't do everything for everyone everywhere, but we can do something for someone somewhere. - Richard L. Evans
2/6/2006 We attract hearts by the qualities we display; we retain them by the qualities we possess. - Jean Baptiste Antoine Suard
2/7/2006 We all have the power to turn toward the future and away from the past. It is a critical first step toward a better life. - Arthur Caliandro with Barry Lenson
2/8/2006 Visualize this thing you want. See it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin to build! - Robert Collier
2/9/2006 Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life. - Adele Brookman
2/10/2006 Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations. - Edward De Bono
2/13/2006 Today, let's give thanks for life. For life itself. For simply being born. - Daphine Rose Kingma
2/14/2006 True love doesn't have a happy ending; true love has no ending. - Ed McKenzie
2/15/2006 Too many of us are hung up on what we don't have, or won't ever have. We spend too much energy being down, when we could use that same energy - if not less of it - doing…some of the things we really want to do. - Terry McMillan
2/16/2006 They who give have all things; they who withhold have nothing. - Hindu Proverb
2/17/2006 There's harmony and inner peace to be found in following a moral compass that points in the same direction, regardless of fashion or trend. - Ted Koppel
2/20/2006 There is nothing like a dream to create the future. - Victor Hugo
2/21/2006 There is a great difference between worry and concern. A worried person sees a problem, and a concerned person solves a problem. - Harold Stephens
2/22/2006 There are two reasons why people fail. One is irresponsibility. The second is fear. - Wally Amos
2/23/2006 There are as many way to live and grow as there are people. Our own ways are the only ways that should matter to us. - Evelyn Mandel
2/24/2006 The worst mistake a boss can make is not to say well done. - John Ashcroft
2/27/2006 The worst bankruptcy in the world is the man who has lost enthusiasm. Let him lose everything but enthusiasm and he will come through again to success. - Unknown
2/28/2006 The whole is the sum of the parts, so be a good part. - Nate McConnell
3/1/2006 The talk you hear about adapting to change is not only stupid, it's dangerous. The only way you can manage change is to create it. - Peter F. Drucker
3/2/2006 There are two aspects to achievement - reaching your goal and getting safely back home again. One is incomplete without the other! - Edmund Hillary
3/3/2006 The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack. - Unknown
3/6/2006 The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. - Carl Jung
3/7/2006 The roads we take are more important than the goals we announce.  Decisions determine destiny. - Frederick Speakman
3/8/2006 The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence. Regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. - Vince Lombardi
3/9/2006 The price of success is perseverance. The price of failure comes cheaper. - Unknown
3/10/2006 The place to be happy is here; the time to be happy is now. - Unknown
3/13/2006 The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest. - Thomas Moore
3/14/2006 The opportunities of man are limited only by his imagination… - Charles F. Kettering
3/15/2006 The only limits are, as always, those of vision. - James Broughton
3/16/2006 The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes. - Harold B. Lee
3/17/2006 The most important thing about goals is to have one. - Geoffrey F.Abert
3/19/2006 When we put ourselves in the other person's place, we're less likely to want to put him in his place. - Farmer's Digest
3/20/2006 The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. - Richard Bach
3/21/2006 The man who pays an ounce of principle for a pound of popularity gets badly cheated. - Unknown
3/22/2006 The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want. - Ben Stein
3/23/2006 The harder you work the luckier you get. - Gary Player
3/24/2006 The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good. - Ruth Benedict
3/27/2006 The greatest value in the world is the difference between what we are and what we could become. - Ben Herbster
3/28/2006 The greatest undeveloped territory in the world lies under your hat. - Unknown
3/29/2006 The greatest thing in the world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving. - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr
3/30/2006 The greatest reward for serving others is the satisfaction found in your heart. - Unknown
3/31/2006 The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
4/3/2006 The good news is that the bad news can be turned into good news when you change your attitude! - Robert H. Schuller
4/4/2006 The first rule of survival: Pay Attention! - Unknown
4/5/2006 The first great gift we can bestow on others is a good example. - Thomas Morell
4/6/2006 The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. - Charles Spurgeon
4/7/2006 The end never justifies meanness. - Bits & Pieces
4/10/2006 An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise. - W.D. Howells
4/11/2006 Difficulties are things that show what men are. - Epictetus
4/12/2006 You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. - C.S. Lewis
4/13/2006 You must change in order to survive. - Pearl Bailey
4/14/2006 He who gives to me teaches me to give. - Danish Proverb
4/17/2006 A five-word sentence that could change the world tomorrow is "What would love do now?" - Neale Donald Walsch
4/18/2006 A man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder. - Thomas Carlyle
4/19/2006 Act like you expect to get into the end zone. - Joe Paterno
4/20/2006 As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
4/21/2006 Bloom where you're planted. - Unknown
4/24/2006 Clever men are impressed in their differences from their fellows. Wise men are conscious of their resemblance to them. - R.H. Tawney
4/25/2006 Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive. - John Eldredge
4/26/2006 Enthusiasm is the great hill-climber. - Elbert Hubbard
4/27/2006 Experience is what you get when you don't get what you want. - Dan Stanford
4/28/2006 Experience is a hard teacher. She gives the test first, the lessons afterward. - Unknown
5/1/2006 Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever. - Phillip Adams
5/2/2006 The only man that can't change his mind is a man who hasn't got one. - Edward Noyes Westcott
5/3/2006 One ought to examine himself for a very long time before thinking of condemning others. - Moliere
5/4/2006 A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. - Kahlil Gibran
5/5/2006 Sometime the best way to convince someone he's wrong is to let him have his way. - Unknown
5/8/2006 A man's greatest battles are the ones he fights within himself. - Ben Okri
5/9/2006 Anything you're good at contributes to happiness. - Bertrand Russel
5/10/2006 Believing in our hearts that who we are is enough is the key to a more satisfying and balanced life. - Ellen Sue Stern
5/11/2006 Chance favors the prepared mind. - Louis Pasteur
5/12/2006 Complacency is the enemy of progress. - Dave Stutman
5/15/2006 You have a remarkable ability which you never acknowledged before. It is to look at a situation and know whether you can do it. And I mean really know the answer . . .  - Carl Frederick
5/16/2006 By all means go ahead and mellow with age. Just be wary of getting rotten. - Unknown
5/17/2006 Do unto yourself as you would have others do unto you. - Sam Keen
5/18/2006 Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability. - Unknown
5/19/2006 Don't put off for tomorrow what you can do today, because if you enjoy it today, you can do it again tomorrow. - James A. Michener
5/22/2006 Commonsense and good nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult. - W. Somerset Maugham
5/23/2006 Concern should drive us into action and not into depression. - Karen Horney
5/24/2006 Doubt whom you will, but never yourself. - Christian Nestell Bovee
5/25/2006 Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again. - Henry Ford
5/26/2006 Happiness is a by-product of what we share with others.  - Douglas M. Lawson
5/29/2006 Sometimes it is better to stand there and look stupid rather than open your mouth and prove it. - Unknown
5/30/2006 What we must decide is perhaps how we are valuable, rather than how valuable we are. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
5/31/2006 We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. - Joseph Campbell
6/1/2006 We cannot direct the wind . . But we can adjust the sails. - Unknown
6/2/2006 Trust in God. Believe in yourself. Dare to dream. - Robert Schuller
6/5/2006 Good and bad luck is a synonym, in the great majority of instances, for good and bad judgment. - John Chatfield
6/6/2006 If you don't work, you can't play. - J.B. Priestly
6/7/2006 If all of us just loved and cared for one person each. That is all it takes. Love breeds love. - Yoko Ono
6/8/2006 If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size? - Sydney J. Harris
6/9/2006 If logic tells you that life is a meaningless accident, don't give up on life. Give up on logic. - Shira Milgrom
6/12/2006 If there's a way to do it better , , , find it. - Thomas Edison
6/13/2006 If you are doing your best, you will not have time to worry about failure. - Robert Hillyer
6/14/2006 If you see a need, do not ask why doesn't somebody do something, ask why don't I do something. Hard work and persistence and initiative are still the non-magic carpets to success for most of us. - Marian Wright Edelman
6/15/2006 If your success is not on your terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all. - Anna Quindlen
6/16/2006 If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances. - Julia Sorel
6/19/2006 In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends. - John C. Collins
6/20/2006 In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein
6/21/2006 It is a good thing to be a rich, and a good thing to be strong, but it is a better thing to be beloved of many friends. - Euripides
6/22/2006 A happy marriage is the union of two forgivers. - Robert Quillen
6/23/2006 All great achievements require time. - David Joseph Schwartz
6/26/2006 At some level, at least some of the time, it's still our job to be a kid. - Thomas Kinkade
6/27/2006 Every individual makes a difference. We cannot live through a single day without making an impact on the world around us. And we all have free choice - what sort of difference do we want to make? Do we want to make the world a better place? Or not? - Jane Goodall
6/28/2006 Everyone can afford to give away a smile. - Bits & Pieces
6/29/2006 Faith is to believe what you do not yet see; the reward for this faith is to see what you believe. - Saint Augustine
6/30/2006 Getting an idea should be like sitting down on a pin; it should make you jump up and do something. - E.L. Simpson
7/3/2006 What's wrong with sentimental? Sentimental means you love, you care, you like stuff.  - Paul McCartney
7/5/2006 When your confidence goes up, your competence goes up at the same time. - Good Stuff
7/6/2006 Worry: the interest paid by those who borrow trouble. - George W. Lyon
7/7/2006 With all the sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy. - Max Ehrmann
7/10/2006 You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost. - Martha Graham
7/11/2006 You can only make others better by being good yourself. - Hugh R. Hanels
7/12/2006 You never know when you're making a memory. - Rickie Lee Jones
7/13/2006 When success turns a person's head, he is facing failure. - Unknown
7/14/2006 When do any of us ever do enough? - Barbara Jordan
7/17/2006 No endeavor that is worthwhile is simple in prospect; if it is right, it will be simple in retrospect. - Edward Teller
7/18/2006 No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it for anyone else. - Charles Dickens
7/19/2006 No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. - Calvin Coolidge
7/20/2006 Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected. - William Safire
7/21/2006 Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. - Marie Curie
7/24/2006 Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. - Auguste Rodin
7/25/2006 Nothing happens by itself…it all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions. - Ben Stein
7/26/2006 Obstacles will look large or small to you according to whether you are large or small. - Orson Swett Marden
7/27/2006 One may go a long way after one is tired. - French Proverb
7/28/2006 One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by listening to them. - Dean Rusk
7/31/2006 A great teacher never strives to explain his vision - he simply invites you to stand beside him and see for yourself. - Unknown
8/1/2006 A life that hasn't a definite plan is likely to become driftwood. - David Sarnoff
8/2/2006 A man carries his success or his failure with him…it does not depend upon outside conditions. - Ralph Waldo Trine
8/3/2006 A will finds a way. - Orson Swett Marden
8/4/2006 Almost all our misfortunes in life come from the wrong notions we have about the things that happen to us. - Marie-Henrii Beyle
8/7/2006 Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. - Og Mandino
8/8/2006 As you move through life, set aside good ideas and give them to others to encourage and inspire. - Peter J. Daniels
8/9/2006 Be yourself. Who else is better qualified? - Frank J. Giblin II
8/10/2006 Courage is contagious. What a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. - Billy Graham
8/11/2006 Cowardice asks, "Is it safe?" Expediency asks, "Is it politic?" Vanity asks, "Is it popular?" But conscience asks, "Is it right?" - Unknown
8/14/2006 Don't believe that winning is really everthing. It's more important to stand for something. If you don't stand for something what do you win? - Joseph Lane Kirkland
8/15/2006 Don't measure it and your people know you're not serious about delivering it. - Peter Drucker
8/16/2006 Don't think that the way you are today is the way you'll always be. - Vince Dooley
8/17/2006 Don't wait for a light to appear at the end of the tunnel, stride down there … and light the bloody thing yourself. - Sara Henderson
8/18/2006 Each moment in time we have it all, even when we think we don't. - Melody Beattie
8/21/2006 Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. - Napoleon Hill
8/22/2006 Enemies should be chosen as carefully as friends. - Unknown
8/23/2006 Enthusiasm finds the opportunities, and energy makes the most of them. - Henry S. Haskins
8/24/2006 Enthusiasm if the propelling force necessary fo climbing the ladder of success. - Unknown
8/25/2006 Every generation must go further than the last or what's the use in it? - Meridel Le Sueur
8/28/2006 Every life has its dark and cheerful hours. Happiness comes from choosing which to remember. - Unknown
8/29/2006 Every year of my life I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good, and dwell as little as possible on the evil and false. - Richard Cecil
8/30/2006 Everybody must learn this lesson somewhere - that it costs something to be what you are. - Shirley Abbott
8/31/2006 Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things. - Frank A. Clark
9/1/2006 Few wishes come true by themselves. - June Smith
9/5/2006 In the book of life's questions the answers are not in the back. - Charles Schulz
9/6/2006 You don't do the right thing because of the consequences. If you're wise, you do it regardless of the consequences. - Jeannette Rankin
9/7/2006 You do not determine your success by comparing yourself to others, rather determine your success by comparing your accomplishments to your capabilities. - Zig Ziglar
9/8/2006 You can wash your hands but not your conscience. - Yiddish Proverb
9/11/2006 People tend to remember best the things they have felt most deeply. - David Riesman
9/12/2006 People don't notice whether it's winter of summer when they're happy. - Anton Chekhov
9/13/2006 Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding. - Albert Einstein
9/14/2006 Patience is bitter but its fruit is sweet. - Unknown
9/15/2006 Pack your own parachute. - T.L. Hakala
9/18/2006 Paralyze resistance with persistence. - Woody Hayes
9/19/2006 Our real values are expressed in our actions, in what we do and how we do it. - Rober Rabbin
9/20/2006 Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. - Confucius
9/21/2006 Opportunity…often it comes in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. - Napoleon Hill
9/22/2006 Optimism is an intellectual choice. - Diana Schneider
9/25/2006 Only a fool thinks price and value are the same. - Antonio Machado
9/26/2006 One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire. - John Foster
9/27/2006 One must never be in haste to end a day; there are too few of them in a lifetime. - Dale Coman
9/28/2006 One day in retrospect the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful. - Sigmund Freud
9/29/2006 Nothing is worth more than this day. - Goethe
10/2/2006 A computer will do what you tell it to do, but that may be much different from what you had in mind. - Joseph Weizenbaum
10/3/2006 A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows. - John Powell
10/4/2006 A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. - Henry Adams
10/5/2006 As one goes through life one learns that if you don't paddle your own canoe, you don't move. - Katherine Hepburn
10/6/2006 Change your thoughts and you change your world. - Norman Vincent Peale
10/9/2006 Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones. - Phillip Brooks
10/10/2006 Define you future by your dreams and not by your memories, by your hopes not your fears. - Joe Tye
10/11/2006 Don't find fault. Find a remedy. - Henry Ford
10/12/2006 Every generation thinks its problems are unique and potentially fatal. And yet every generation has survived to the next. - Carl Sagan
10/13/2006 Every situation, properly perceived, becomes an opportunity… - Helen Schucman
10/16/2006 A positive attitude is a magnet for positive results. - Unknown
10/17/2006 Accept nothing less than your absolute best. - Unknown
10/18/2006 Admit your errors before someone else exaggerates them. - Andrew V. Mason
10/19/2006 Always expect the best and you'll see that the outcome is spontaneously contained in the expectation. - Deepak Chopra
10/20/2006 An apology is a good way to have the last word. - Unknown
10/23/2006 Bad is never good until worse happens. - Danish proverb
10/24/2006 Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. - Confucius
10/25/2006 Everything is possible. Whenever it seems hopeless, it never is. - George Welsh
10/26/2006 Following a precedent is an easy substitute for thinking. - Unknown
10/27/2006 Give the American people a good cause, and there's nothing they can't lick. - John Wayne
10/30/2006 Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. - Unknown
10/31/2006 Great things are done by people who think great thoughts and then go out into the world to make their dreams come true. - Unknown
11/1/2006 Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled. - Benjamin Spock
11/2/2006 He conquers who endures. - Persius
11/3/2006 I am a big believer in the "mirror test." All that matters is if you can look in the mirror and honestly tell the person you see there, that you've done your best. - John McKay
11/6/2006 Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it. - Lewis Carroll
11/7/2006 Four things come not back - the spoken word, the sped arrow, time past, and the neglected opportunity. - Abbas Ibn Al-Ahnaf
11/8/2006 Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness. - Jean Vaner
11/9/2006 Have the courage to act instead of react. - Earlene Larson Jenks
11/10/2006 He who knows enough is enough will always have enough. - Lao-Tzu
11/13/2006 You will only be remembered for one of two things: the problems you solve or the ones you create. - Mike Murdock
11/14/2006 You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-term failures. - Charles C. Noble
11/15/2006 You have the power to heal your life, and you need to know that. We think so often that we are helpless, but we're not. We always have the power of our minds…Claim and consciously use your power. - Louise L. Hay
11/16/2006 You cannot do wrong without suffering wrong. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
11/17/2006 You can measure a man by the opposition it takes to discourage him. - Robert C. Savage
11/20/2006 You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics. - Charles Bukowski
11/21/2006 Why not make the best of things? Any fool can make the worst of them. - Charles L. Bromley
11/22/2006 [W]hen we learn to give thanks, we are learning to concentrate not on the bad things, but on the good things in our lives. - Amy Vanderbilt
11/27/2006 A great leader is necessarily one who does the greatest things. He is the one who gets the people to do the greatest things. - Ronald Reagan
11/28/2006 A life spent centering only on itself will in the end occupy a very, very small universe. - John Glenn
11/29/2006 A little impatience spoils great plans. - Chinese Proverb
11/30/2006 A man isn't poor if he can still laugh. - Raymond Hitchcock
12/1/2006 All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. - Havelock Ellis
12/4/2006 Believe Big. The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief. - David Joseph Schwartz
12/5/2006 By perseverance the snail reached the ark. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
12/6/2006 Dead time used to be quite important punctuation marks during the day, and now we have fewer of them. . . . Without punctuation marks, life can become jumbled and incoherent. - Martin Hayward
12/7/2006 Every success is usually an admission ticket to a new set of decisions. - Henry Kissinger
12/8/2006 Exert control over the variables that are within your control and you'll improve the odds that the uncontrollable variables will work in your favor. - D.A. Benton
12/11/2006 Use life to provide something that outlasts it. - B.C. Forbes
12/12/2006 We improve ourselves by victories over ourself. There must be contests, and we must win. - Edward Gibbon
12/13/2006 We must not be afraid of dreaming the seemingly impossible if we want the seemingly impossible to become a reality. - Vaclav Havel
12/14/2006 We’ve got two lives - one we are given and the other we make. - Richard Finnerty
12/15/2006 When you're getting kicked in the rear, it just means you're in the front. - Fulten J. Sheen
12/18/2006 Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things but just look what they can do when they stick together. - Vestra M. Kelly
12/19/2006 What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience? - Adam Smith
12/20/2006 We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open. - Harry Edwards
12/21/2006 We can only pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves. - William Gilmore Simms
12/22/2006 It is good to love as many things as one can, for therein lies true strength, and those who love much, do much and accomplish much, and whatever is done with love is done well. - Vincent Van Gogh

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