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The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anais Nin

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anais Nin

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

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Unknown

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Proverb

What really matters is what you do with what you have.

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Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.

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Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death !

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Unknown

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If it is to be it is up to me.

Unknown

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For with god all things are possible.

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Unknown

None are homely who smile.

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If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.

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No one knows what he can do until he tries.

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Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.

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Helen Keller

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Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

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Mary Baker Eddy

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I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.

Woody Allen

Get busy living or get busy dying.

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Perfect love can not be without equality.

Scottish Proverb