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Sophocles

What you cannot enforce, Do not command.

Sophocles

One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.

Sophocles

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life , that word is love.

Sophocles

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Who so loves believes the impossible.

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Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.

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If there is a will, there is a way.

Unknown

Why don't you come up sometime and see me ?

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

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All you need is love.

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It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

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The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

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Little strokes fell great oaks.

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In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.

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Money without brains is always dangerous.

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The storm also beats on the house that is built on the rock.

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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

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