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Look back on times of adversity with hope for the future, not regret for the past. Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Every human heart is human.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

O, there is nothing holier, in this life of ours, than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The holiest of holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart, the secret anniversaries of the heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Truth fears no questions.

Unattributed

What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.

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All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.

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Never trouble another for what you can do for yourself.

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The power of imagination makes us infinite.

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The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

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What is the use of living if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone.

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What the heart gives away is never gone. It is kept in the hearts of others.

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As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We can not choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

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A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

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Shane ! Shane ! Come back !

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After your jump, the net appears.

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Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Unattributed

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First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.

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Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

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Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

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Adventure is worthwhile.

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When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

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When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.

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We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.

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I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.

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Houston, we have a problem.

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It's never too late.

Unknown

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

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Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.

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Silence is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

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Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

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I have realized god sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see god in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

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Things do not change we change.

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Leave the gun. Take the cannolis.

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My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you.

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Anonymous

Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it.

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In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.

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