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Fear

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will … Continue reading

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Life Begins

The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours — it is an amazing … Continue reading

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Difficulties

Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives, and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist. ~Edgar Watson Howe

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Unique Being

At bottom every man knows well enough that he is a unique being, only once on this earth; and by no extraordinary chance will such a marvelously picturesque piece of diversity in unity as he is, ever be put together … Continue reading

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Diet

The first thing you lose on a diet is your sense of humor. ~Author Unknown

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Set The Example

So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private citizens will occasionally kill theirs.  ~Elbert Hubbard

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Goal Of Life

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. ~Joseph Campbell

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A Thousand Reasons

When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile. ~Author Unknown

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Wisdom Teeth

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. ~Herb Caen

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Burst Free

I feel my body, my mind, weighted down — all is heavy — but my blood, my inner fire, my passion, the little unburdened kid in me, patiently waits to burst free.  Some of us die never having burst.  ~Terri … Continue reading

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