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Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

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“A politician is a person who can make waves and then make you think he’s the only one who can save the ship.” ~ Ivern Ball

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“I think that Election Day is the closest thing we have to a civic sacrament, when people meet their neighbors at the firehouse or the school and they vote at the same time.” ~ Judy Woodruff

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“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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“You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” ~ John F. Kennedy

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“Nations do not die from invasion; they die from internal rottenness.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Lightning makes no sound until it strikes.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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“One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time.” ~ Robert Kennedy

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“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

 

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“Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are
graced with.” ~ Brodi Ashton

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We focus so much on our differences, and that is creating, I think, a lot of chaos and negativity and bullying in the world. And I think if everybody focused on what we all have in common – which is – we all want to be happy.”
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Ellen DeGeneres

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“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” ~ Christopher Reeve

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“One single word like EMERGENCY, or love can revise a whole night.
A whole life.” ~ Alena Graedon

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“Next to creating a life, the finest thing a man can do is save one.”
Abraham Lincoln

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“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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“Identity was partly heritage, partly upbringing, but mostly the choices you make in life.” ~ Patricia Briggs

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“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”
~ Dr. Seuss

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“You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.” ~ Paulo Coelho

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“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.”
~ Bob Marley

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“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

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“If I fail, I try again, and again, and again. If YOU fail, are you going to try again? The human spirit can handle much worse than we realize. It matters HOW you are going to FINISH. Are you going to finish strong?” ~ Nick Vujicic

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“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
~ Nelson Mandela

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“Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”
~ Steve Jobs

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“The beauty of standing up for your rights is others see you standing and stand up as well.” ~ Advice columnist Cassandra Duffy

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“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

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“It does not look likely to stir a man’s soul,
‘Tis the deeds that were done ‘neath the moth-eaten rag,
When the pole was a staff, and the rag was a flag.”
~ Sir Edward B. Hamley

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“For our own success to be real, it must contribute to the success of others.”
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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“You’re the emblem of The land I love. The home of the free and the brave.”
~ George M. Cohan

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“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” ~ Harry S. Truman

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“Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

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“The magic of America is that we’re a free and open society with a mixed population. Part of our security is our freedom.” ~ Madeleine Albright

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“We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this nation shall have a new birth of freedom; and that this government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

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“And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.” ~ John F. Kennedy

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“When one side only of a story is heard and often repeated, the human mind becomes impressed with it insensibly.” – George Washington

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“It is now our generation’s task to carry on what those pioneers began. For our journey is not complete until our wives, our mothers and daughters can earn a living equal to their efforts. Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law – for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well.” – Barack Obama

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“A president’s hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right.” – Lyndon Johnson

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“This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it.”  Abraham Lincoln

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“We the people tell the government what to do, it doesn’t tell us.”  Ronald Reagan

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“No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar.”
~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.” ~ Richard Armour

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“Common sense as well as common values all lead us. Our future depends upon it and our present is going to be vastly better when we get back to these basics.”
~ Joan Blades

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“Success is 99% attitude and 1% aptitude.” ~ Celestine Chua

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“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” ~ Albert Einstein

 

 

 

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“I have been through some terrible things
in my life, some of which actually
happened.” ~ Mark Twain

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“If Plan A fails, remember there are 25
more letters.” ~ Claire Cook

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“Take a leap of faith and begin this
wondrous new year by believing. Believe
in yourself. And believe that there is a
loving Source – a Sower of Dreams – just
waiting to be asked to help you make your
dreams come true.” ~ Sarah Ban
Breathnach

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“People who think they know everything
are a great annoyance to those of us who
do.” ~ Isaac Asimov

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“Most folks are as happy as they make up
their minds to be.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

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