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A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.

Hugh Downs

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We belong dead.

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Seize the day.

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Do or do not, there is no try.

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Take heed : you do not find what you do not seek.

Unknown

Hey, lady !

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If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're probably right.

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You can be greater than anything that can happen to you.

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