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Danger, the spur of all great minds.
Danger
George Chapman

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Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Applause
Charles Caleb Colton

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Every calamity is a spur and valuable hint.
Calamity
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.
Difficulties
B. C. Forbes

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Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.
Purpose
Dag Hammarskjold

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Avarice, the spur of industry.
Greed
David Hume

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Reason lies between the bridle and the spur.
Reason
Italian Proverb

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Joys are our wings, sorrows our spurs.
Joy
Jean Paul

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Don't spur a willing horse.
Motivation
Proverb

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Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
Danger
Francis Quarles

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The hope, and not the fact, of advancement, is the spur to industry.
Promotion
Sir Henry Taylor

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun