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“To anyone out there who’s hurting — it’s not a sign of weakness to ask for help. It’s a sign of strength.” ~ Barack Obama

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“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

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“There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind.”
~ C. S. Lewis

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“Everybody goes through difficult times, but it is those who push through those difficult times who will eventually become successful in life. Don’t give up, because this too shall pass.” ~ Jeanette Coron

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“They would rather have you messy and alive then not there at all.”
~ Jazz Thornton

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

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“What separates us from the animals, what separates us from the chaos, is our ability to mourn people we’ve never met.” ~ David Levithan

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“Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost; a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11.”
~ Barack Obama

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“True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.”
~ Clarence Darrow

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“The September 11th tragedy forced us all to look at the world in a different way, and it reminds us all of the importance of living every moment.”
~ Joanne Woodward

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“You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone.” ~ Amit Ray

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 “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

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“May the people walking in darkness see the dawn of a glorious light.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

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“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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“Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation – not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.” ~ Barack Obama

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“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” ~ Nelson Mandela

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“The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and must therefore be treated with great caution.” ~ J. K. Rowling

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“Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.” ~ Thomas S. Monson

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“A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.” ~ John Stuart Mill

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“Understand, our police officers put their lives on the line for us every single day. They’ve got a tough job to do to maintain public safety and hold accountable those who break the law.” ~ Barack Obama

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“Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence.
Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance.
Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence.
Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance.”
~ Yoko Ono

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“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.” ~ George Moore

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“All of our ancestors give us the precious gift of life. Do we use it wisely? Do we use it well? Do we make a name for ourselves and for our children of which we can be proud?” ~ Laurence Overmire

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“Hope is passion for what is possible.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard

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“Mortality means you don’t have forever to work things out. You can live your life unexamined but then on the last day you’re going to think: ‘I’ve left things a little late.” ~ Mitch Albom

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“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”
~ Barack Obama

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“If you run you stand a chance of losing, but if you don’t run you’ve already lost.” ~ Barack Obama

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“Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.” ~ Lemony Snicket

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“He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.” ~ Harold Wilson

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“Change is inevitable — except from a vending machine.” ~ Robert C. Gallagher

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“You don’t stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

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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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