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"You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self... Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose." - Jo Courdet

"Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius." - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

"A person needs new experiences to grow, without them something sleeps inside us, and never awakens." - Unknown

"To live without risk is to risk not living." - Pope Pius XII

"No man is free who is not master of himself." - Epictetus

"I never came upon any of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking." - Albert Einstein

"Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love." - Lao-Tzu

"People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and they pass themselves without wondering." - St. Augustine

"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside dreams, who looks inside, awakens." - Carl Jung

"It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters in the end." - Ursula K. LeGuin

"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. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection." - Thomas Paine

"A Native American Elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time. When asked which dog wins, he reflected for a moment and replied, "the one I feed the most." - George Bernard Shaw

"The unexamined life is not worth living." - Plato or Socrates

"Absence of love from our lives... tis truly a living death with no meaning at all." - Deborah Lowrey

"The only way to define your limits is by going beyond them." - Arthur Clarke

"This is the true joy in life--the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy." - George Bernard Shaw

"We make our world significant by the courage of our questions, and the depth of our answers." - Carl Sagan

"Religions are different roads converging upon the same point. What does it matter that we take different roads as long as we reach the same goal?" - Mahatma Gandhi

"An eye for an eye is a terrible way to blind the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

"What is to give light must endure burning." - Victor Frankl

"The most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well." - Pierre de Courbertin

"Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment." - Tao Tzu

"Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness." - James Thurber

"He who finds himself, loses his misery." - Matthew Arnold

"I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward." - Thomas Edison

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall." - Confusius

"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." - Buddha

"It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who at the worst, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat." - Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt

"Expecting a positive outcome from negative input is like expecting to be paid for work we didn't do." - Jonathan A Baker

"What the superior man seeks is in himself; What the small man seeks is in others." - Francois La Rochefoucauld

"Sympathy sees and says, "I'm sorry", compassion sees and says, "I'll help"; When we learn the difference, we can make a difference." - Unknown

"Inaction is an action in itself." - Deborah Lowrey

"The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one's self." - Phillip James Bailey

"An experience in which you don't make out too well can shake your confidence in yourself; and if you do not promptly make another try, a defeat psychologically can take hold and freeze you. So when you fall flat - pick yourself up fast and go right on to the next challenge." - Author Unknown

"What you are shouts so loudly in my ears I cannot hear what you say." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I cannot hear what you say for the thunder of what you are." - old Zulu proverb

"Experience is not what happens to a man, it is what a man does with what happens to him." - Aldous Huxley

"If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy." - Author Unknown

"Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The longer the excuse, the less likely it's the truth." - Robert Half

"Moral philosophy is hard thought about right action". - Socrates

"Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever." - Isak Dinesen

"Just in case you believe that great social problems are beyond your scope, consider this story: God said to me: Your task is to build a better world. I answered: How can I do that? The world is such a large, vast place, so complicated now, and I am so small and useless. There's nothing I can do. But God in his great wisdom said: Just build a better you." - Anonymous

"Chase after money and security and your heart will never unclench. Care about people's approval and you will be their prisoner. Do your work, then step back. The only path to serenity." - Lao-tzu

"Courage is the mastery of fear, not the absence of fear." - Mark Twain

"The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything." - Theodore Roosevelt

"By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"The greatest knowledge a person can possess is the address of the local library." - Albert Einstein

"Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them." - Albert Einstein

"They cannot take away our self-respect if we don't give it to them." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Seven sins: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, politics without principle." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. Each of us carries his own unique life form--which cannot be used by any other." - Carl Jung

"If you don't have the capacity to change yourself and your attitudes, then nothing around you can be changed." - The Koran

"Look not to those things that are with-out, for all that is precious, sacred and good reside with-in." - Deborah Lowrey

"Figure out who you are separate from your family and the person you're in a relationship with. Find who you are in this world and what you need to feel good alone. I think that's the most important thing in life. Find a sense of self because with that, you can do anything else." - Angelina Jolie

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away." - Henry David Thoreau

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Of course perhaps there is no formula for success except perhaps the unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings." - Arthur Rubenstein

"Therefore be at peace with your god, whatever you conceive him to be, and whatever your labors and aspirations in the noisy confusion of life. Keep peace with your soul. With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be careful. Strive to be happy." - Max Ehr

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