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“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“You don’t have a right to the cards you believe you should have been dealt with. You have an obligation to play the hell out of the ones you’re holding.”
~ Cheryl Strayed

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“It is so easy to be confrontive without being informative; indignant without being intelligent; impulsive without being insightful.” ~ Neal A. Maxwell

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“Most people are defined by their titles, their cars, their house, where they came from, their color, their race, their religion. And so it’s up to you to take control of your own life and define you. As long as you understand who you are and you have a solid foundation of understanding what your talents are, what your skills are.” ~ Stedman Graham

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“Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same ~ Francesca Reigler

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“Savor life: don’t just breathe it in; exhale the moment to intake the next.”
~ KC Rhoads

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“Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.” ~ Anne Lamott

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“Every pot will find its lid.” ~ Yiddish saying on marriage

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“Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.”
~ James A. Michener

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“Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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“Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.” ~ Sir Arthur Wing Pinero

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“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” ~ Maya Angelou

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To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;
to earn the appreciation of honest critics and
to endure the betrayal of false friends.
To appreciate beauty;
to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition;
to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“If all I’m remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I’ve done a bad job with the rest of my life.” ~ Isiah Thomas

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“If you can remember me,
I will be with you Today,
Tomorrow and always.”
~ Nirav Sanchaniya

 

 

 

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“For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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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“Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” ~ Albert Einstein

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“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” ~ Buddha

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“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

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“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Family isn’t an important thing. It’s everything.” — Michael J. Fox

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“The problem with pity parties is very few people come, and those who do don’t bring presents.” — Zig Ziglar

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“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” — Mother Teresa

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“May the lights of Hanukkah usher in a better world for all humankind.” — Author Unknown

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“What is a fear of living? It’s being preeminently afraid of dying. It is not doing what you came here to do, out of timidity and spinelessness. The antidote is to take full responsibility for yourself – for the time you take up and the space you occupy. If you don’t know what you’re here to do, then just do some good.” ~ Maya Angelou

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“There is a child in every one of us who is still a trick-or-treater looking for a brightly-lit front porch.” ~ Robert Brault

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“Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.” ~ Greta Garbo

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“I have a sweet tooth for reading, so books migrate to my zip code en mass.” ~ Dawn Olivieri

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“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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