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A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

Canary Island Proverb

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If thou must love me, let it be for nought, except for love's sake only. Do not say, I love her for her smile, her look, her way of speaking gently, for a trick of thought that falls in well with mine, and, certes, brought a sense of pleasant ease on such a day. For these things in themselves, beloved, may be changed, or change for thee, and love so wrought, may be unwrought so.

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I think therefore I am

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Some things have to be believed to be seen.

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Love thy neighbour as thyself.

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Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.

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Friendship is not born of words alone.

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I know that I will die laughing.

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There is no education like adversity.

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One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.

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There is no instinct like that of the heart.

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Hope springs eternal.

Alexander Pope

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If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.

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Life is what you make it.

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The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

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Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.

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The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility.

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Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support.

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For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.

Winston Churchill

Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person.

Mother Teresa

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Beginnings are scary. Endings are usually sad, but it's what's in the middle that counts. So, when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.

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