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“In all of us there is a hunger, marrow deep, to know our heritage – to know who we are and where we came from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum, an emptiness, and the most disquieting loneliness.”
~ Alex Haley

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“He who has no fools, knaves, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightning.” ~ Old English proverb

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“When a child walks in the room, your child or anybody else’s child, do your eyes light up? That’s what they’re looking for.” ~ Toni Morrison

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“The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.” ~Dodie Smith

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“We inherit from our ancestors gifts so often taken for granted. Each of us contains within this inheritance of soul. We are links between the ages, containing past and present expectations, sacred memories and future promise.” ~ Edward Sellner

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“A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with—a man is what he makes himself.” — Alexander Graham Bell

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“Change and renewal are themes in life, aren’t they? We keep growing throughout life.” — Susan Minot

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“Top athletes understand that to play at their best, they must alternate periods of intense performance with periods of strategic renewal.” — Robin S. Sharma

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“Anger … it’s a paralyzing emotion … you can’t get anything done. People sort of think it’s an interesting, passionate, and igniting feeling — I don’t think it’s any of that — it’s helpless … it’s absence of control — and I need all of my skills, all of the control, all of my powers … and anger doesn’t provide any of that — I have no use for it whatsoever.” — Toni Morrison

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“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” — Stephen King

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“Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible — the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.”
~ Virginia Satir

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“I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.” ~ Plato

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“I want to discourage you from choosing anything or making any decision simply because it is safe. Things of value seldom are.” ~ Toni Morrison

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“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.”
~ Stephen Hawking

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“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

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“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” ~ Arthur Rubinstein

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“Anger … it’s a paralyzing emotion … you can’t get anything done. People sort of think it’s an interesting, passionate, and igniting feeling — I don’t think it’s any of that — it’s helpless … it’s absence of control — and I need all of my skills, all of the control, all of my powers … and anger doesn’t provide any of that — I have no use for it whatsoever.” [Interview with
CBS radio host Don Swaim, September 15, 1987.] ~ Toni Morrison

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“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.”
~ Stephen Hawking

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“When you’re surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.” ~ Howard Schultz

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

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“If you want to fly, you have to give up the things that weigh you down.”
~ Toni Morrison

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“The influence of each human being on others in this life is a kind of immortality.” ~ John Quincy Adams

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“Close friends are truly life’s treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone.”~ Vincent van Gogh

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“If you take racism away from certain people – I mean, vitriolic racism as well as the sort of social racist – if you take that away, they may have to face something really terrible, misery, self-misery, and deep pain about
who they are.” ~ Toni Morrison

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“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because
I know no other way.” ~ Pablo Neruda

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