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“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

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“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” ~ Jim Rohn

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“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” ~ Zig Ziglar

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“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” ~ William Arthur Ward

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“Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.” ~ Anton Chekhov

 

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“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.” ~ Amelia Earhart

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“I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” ~ Alice Walker

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“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” ~ Lao Tzu

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“Whether you live to be 50 or 100 makes no difference, if you made no difference in the world.” ~ Jarod Kintz

Mandala/Meditation

 

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“Absence is to love what wind is to a fire; it puts out the little, it kindles the great.” ~ Comte Debussy Rabutin

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“Pay attention to your friends; pay attention to that cousin that jumps up on the picnic table at the family reunion and goes a little too ‘nutty,’ you know what I mean? Pay attention to that aunt that’s down in the basement that never comes upstairs. We have to pay attention to our friends, pay attention to your family, and offer a hand.” ~ Jenifer Lewis

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“I close my eyes, thinking that there is nothing like an embrace after an absence, nothing like fitting my face into the curve of his shoulder and filling my lungs with the scent of him.” ~ Jodi Picoult

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“Absence and death are the same – only that in death there is no suffering.”
~ Theodore Roosevelt

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” One of the best feeling in the world is knowing that your presence and absence both mean something to someone.” ~ Anonymous

 

 

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“Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.” ~ Bob Riley

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“You can make heaven out of hell, or hell out of heaven. The choice is yours.” ~ Shannon L. Alder

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“If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.” ~ Michael Jordan

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“Some days are like folding fitted sheets…” ~ Nanette L. Avery

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“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” ~ Chinese Proverb

Survival against the odds

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“The feeling of frustration forces some to seek inspiration.” ~ Sara Wellington

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“Did you ever notice how difficult it is to argue with someone who is not obsessed with being right?” ~ Wayne Dyer

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“Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.” ~ Lachlan Brown

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“Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting.” ~ Sydney J. Harris

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“You have control over you and that is the only person you can change. When you realize this you will save yourself a lot of frustration.” ~ Catherine Pulsifer

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“There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.” ~ Anonymous

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“Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect.” ~ Stephen Covey

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“Don’t worry if people think you’re crazy. You are crazy. You have that kind of intoxicating insanity that lets other people dream outside of the lines and become who they’re destined to be.” ~ Jennifer Elisabeth

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“I have always supported measures and principles and not men.”
~ Davy Crockett

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“The more you trust your intuition, the more empowered you become, the stronger you become, and the happier you become.” ~ Gisele Bundchen

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“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” ~ Muhammad Ali

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“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” ~ William Shakespeare

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“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.” ~ Helen Keller

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“Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life—and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next.” ~ Dean Koontz

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“A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.” ~ James Dent

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“I’m in a relationship with my air conditioner.” ~ Unknown

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“We were at a beach one summer, and I had a bathing suit on. My wife looked at me and said: ‘Boy, you are skinny, aren’t you?’ I said: ‘Honey, I’d like to remind you that it was minor defects like this that kept me from getting a better wife.'” ~ Lou Holtz

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“Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.” ~ Erma Bombeck

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“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ~ John Steinbeck

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“Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.” ~ Neil Armstrong

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“No bought potpourri is so pleasant as that made from ones own garden, for the petals of the flowers one has gathered at home hold the sunshine and memories of summer, and of past summers only the sunny days should be remembered.” ~ Eleanor Sinclair-Rhode

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“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.” ~ Kobe Bryant

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“I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.” ~ Oscar Wilde

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“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”
~ Lyndon B. Johnson

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“These are serious times. However, don’t underestimate the power of laughter to help us through.” ~ Charles F Glassman

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“A lot of times when you go through a very traumatic situation and it’s emotionally difficult to deal with you come back spiritually stronger. It changes you in a way.” ~ Elvis Stojko

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“Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson

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“With fame, you know, you can read about yourself, somebody else’s ideas about you, but what’s important is how you feel about yourself – for survival and living day to day with what comes up.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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“Sanity is not truth. Sanity is conformity to what is socially expected. Truth is sometimes in conformity, sometimes not.” ~ Robert M. Pirsig

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