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It's funny how day by day, nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
-Calvin and Hobbes
 
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"I'd rather regret the risks that didn't work out than the chances I didn't take at all." ~ Simone Biles
 
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With words at your disposal, you can see more clearly. Finding the words is another step in learning to see.
Robin Wall Kimmerer
 
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Going from memory so the wording might not be exact:

"People assume that being old means you must be wise. Sometimes it just means that you've been stupid for a very long time."
-Terry Pratchett
 
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“Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.” ~ Bruce Lee
 
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It always seems impossible until it's done.
-Nelson Mandela
 
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"May you live all the days of your life." ~ Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Dublin, Ireland
 
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Now that we have learned to fly in the air like birds, and dive in the sea like fish, only one thing remains – to learn to live on earth like humans.
-George Bernard Shaw
 
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When I was five years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.  When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I wrote down ‘happy’.

They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
- John Lennon
 
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"You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water." ~ Rabindranath Tagore
 
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Just leave it-Navajo elder Roy Kady
 
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Start where you are.
Use what you have.
Do what you can.
-Arthur Ashe
 
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The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it. ~ Albert Einstein
 
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Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.
-Samuel Butler
 
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I may climb perhaps to no great heights, but I will climb alone.

Cyrano de Bergerac
 
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Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass; it's about learning to dance in the rain.
-Vivian Greene
 
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May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. ~ Nelson Mandela
 
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You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.

-Frank Zappa
 
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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
-Hellen Keller
 
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If you are not content today, there is nothing you can buy this weekend to change that.
-Joshua Becker
 
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From Mark Twain's "Etiquette for the Afterlife":

Leave your dog outside. Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay outside and the dog would go in.
 
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“I think the best role models for women are people who are fruitfully and confidently themselves, who bring light into the world.” ~ Meryl Streep
 
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I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
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"It's not a matter of who is right or wrong; what matters is WHO will pay the price"

***for the righteous, like myself, who sometimes get too wrapped up in being "right", no matter what or who it costs...
 
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"Can we uninstall 2020 and install it again? This version seems to have a virus."

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“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls” ~ Pablo Picasso
 
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Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.
-Desmond Tutu
 
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If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.
-Marvin Gaye
 
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We may be up against a stone wall, but we don't have to bloody our heads against it unless we choose to. ... William Glasser
 
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"I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it." ~ Edith Sitwell (poet, 1887 - 1964)
 
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One day you will wake up and there won't be more time to do the things you've always wanted.
Do it now!
-Paulo Coelho
 
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You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West
 
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If you don't believe in miracles, perhaps you've forgotten you are one.
-Unknown
 
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"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials." ~ Lin Yutang
 
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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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I'm NEVER wrong, it's just sometimes I might take awhile to get it RIGHT!
 
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When you start taking tomorrow for granted - today gets wasted.
-P. Rawat
 
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"Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe." ~ Homer
 
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“Believe nothing you hear, and only one half that you see.”  Poe.
 
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