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“Our lives are fashioned by our choices. First we make our choices. Then our choices make us.” ~ Anne Frank

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“The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other.” ~ Princess Diana

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“I don’t want to be a supermodel; I want to be a role model.” ~ Queen Latifah

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“Each one of us has lived through some devastation, some loneliness, some weather super storm or spiritual super storm, when we look at each other we must say, I understand. I understand how you feel because I have been there myself. We must support each other and empathize with each other because each of us is more alike than we are unalike.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“You have to be unique, and different, and shine in your own way.” ~ Lady Gaga

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“Your true character Is most accurately measured by how you treat those who can do ‘Nothing’ for you.” ~ Mother Teresa

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“Women and girls can do whatever they want. There is no limit to what we as women can accomplish.” ~ Michelle Obama

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“A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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“If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“Love should be an inspiration, not an obligation.” ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor

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“When you’ve worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity…you do not slam it shut behind you…you reach back, and you give other folks the same chances that helped you succeed.”~Michelle Obama

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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” ~ Helen Keller

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“Long ago, there was a noble word, liberal, which derives from the word free. Now a strange thing happened to that word. A man named Hitler made it a term of abuse, a matter of suspicion, because those who were not with him were against him, and liberals had no use for Hitler. And then another man named McCarthy cast the same opprobrium on the word. … We must cherish and honor the word free or it will cease to apply to us.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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“No one ever got ahead by going through the motions. You have to constantly be improving yourself. Make your life the masterpiece you want it to be.”
~ Queen Latifah

 

 

 

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“You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.”
~ C. JoyBell C.

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“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“People are living longer than ever before, a phenomenon undoubtedly made necessary by the 30-year mortgage.” ~ Doug Larson

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“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go.”
~ Dr. Seuss

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“What puts you on the road is your desire to enjoy. What brings you home is being in love.” ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively” — Bob Marley

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“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it.”  – Edith Wharton

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“Hate. It has caused a lot of problems in this world but has not solved one yet.” – Maya Angelou

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Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine. ― Roy T. Bennett

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Your true success in life begins only when you make the commitment to become excellent at what you do. — Brian Tracy

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“This is what marriage really means: helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible beings who do not run away from life.”
~ Paul Tournier

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“There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.” ~ Homer

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“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu

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“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.” ~ Dave Meurer

 

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“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
~ George Bernard Shaw

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“Clutter is not just physical stuff, it’s old ideas, toxic relationships and bad habits” ~ Eleanor Brown

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“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
~ Eleanor Roosevelt

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“People will forget what you said, forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao Tzu

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“We only know ourselves. But since we are all alike to some degree we can know all others.” ~ Joshua Aaron Guillory

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“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.”
~ Desmond Tutu

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“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.”  ~ Maya Angelou

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“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.” ~ Earl Nightingale

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“Want to learn how someone really handles frustration? Put them in a long distance relationship and give them a slow internet connection.” ~ Lisa McKay

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“Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope”
~ Hal Lindsey

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“Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying, “Get the hell out of my way, I’ve got things to do.” ~ Unknown

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“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” ~ Thomas Paine

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“The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.”
~ Maya Angelou

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“If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.”
~ Albert Einstein

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“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” ~ Mark Twain

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“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ~ George Orwell

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“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” ~ Mother Teresa

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“This is what I am learning, at 82 years old: the main thing is to be in love with the search for truth.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“Science is the search for truth – it is not a game in which one tries to beat his opponent, to do harm to others.” ~ Linus Pauling

 

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