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  • #1
    “May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others. May you use the gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you. May you be content with yourself just the way you are. Let this knowledge settle into your bones, and allow your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love. It is there for each and every one of us." ...”
    Saint Terese of Liseaux

  • #2
    Teresa of Ávila
    “Let nothing perturb you, nothing frighten you. All things pass. God does not change. Patience achieves everything.”
    Teresa of Ávila

  • #3
    William W. Purkey
    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.”
    William W. Purkey

  • #4
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the PRIVACY of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  • #5
    Groucho Marx
    “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
    Groucho Marx

  • #6
    Tarrin P. Lupo
    “When EVIL men make bad laws, righteous men disobey them."
    Pastor Butch Paugh”
    Tarrin P. Lupo

  • #7
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

  • #8
    Anne Brontë
    “But he who dares not grasp the thorn
    Should never crave the rose.”
    Anne Brontë

  • #9
    “I know God won't give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.”
    Anonymous

  • #10
    Mother Teresa
    “One truly must have suffered oneself to help others.”
    Mother Teresa

  • #11
    Kathy Herman
    “When silence is God's only voice,
    And waiting on Him my only choice,
    A banner of faith I humbly raise
    And offer a sacrifice of praise.
    Though answers He may not impart,
    Forever I can trust His heart.”
    Kathy Herman, The Day of Reckoning

  • #12
    “The Paradoxical Commandments

    People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
    Love them anyway.

    If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
    Do good anyway.

    If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
    Succeed anyway.

    The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
    Do good anyway.

    Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
    Be honest and frank anyway.

    The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
    Think big anyway.

    People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
    Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

    What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
    Build anyway.

    People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
    Help people anyway.

    Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
    Give the world the best you have anyway.”
    Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council

  • #13
    Ron Hall
    “You never know whose eyes God is watchin you through. It might not be your teacher, your preacher, or your Sunday school teacher. More likely it's gon' be that bum on the street.”
    Ron Hall

  • #14
    Brennan Manning
    “The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians: who acknowledge Jesus with their lips, walk out the door, and deny Him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable.”
    Brennan Manning

  • #15
    Jodi Picoult
    “Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.”
    Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

  • #16
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “To love someone means to see them as God intended them.”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    tags: love

  • #17
    Charlotte Brontë
    “I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.”
    Charlotte Brontë

  • #18
    Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another What! You
    “Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
    C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

  • #19
    Lemony Snicket
    “Wicked people never have time for reading. It's one of the reasons for their wickedness.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #20
    Lemony Snicket
    “Criminals should be punished, not fed pastries.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Blank Book

  • #21
    Leo Tolstoy
    “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
    Leo Tolstoy

  • #22
    Leo Tolstoy
    “Only people who are capable of loving strongly can also suffer great sorrow, but this same necessity of loving serves to counteract their grief and heals them.”
    Leo Tolstoy

  • #23
    Leo Tolstoy
    “Love is life. All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything is, everything exists, only because I love. Everything is united by it alone. Love is God, and to die means that I, a particle of love, shall return to the general and eternal source.”
    Leo Tolstoy

  • #24
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “But how could you live and have no story to tell?”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky, White Nights

  • #25
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “If someone proved to me that Christ is outside the truth and that in reality the truth were outside of Christ, then I should prefer to remain with Christ rather than with the truth.”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Complete Letters, 1868-1871

  • #26
    Francine Rivers
    “How is it possible to hold such anger against something you don't believe in?”
    Francine Rivers, An Echo in the Darkness

  • #27
    Francine Rivers
    “...for some of us, one mile can be more to walk than thirty.”
    Francine Rivers, Redeeming Love

  • #28
    Karen Kingsbury
    “But the Beast was a good person...the Prince looked on the outside the way the Beast was on the inside. Sometimes people couldn't see the inside of the person unless they like the outside of a person. Because they hadn't learned to hear the music yet.”
    Karen Kingsbury, Unlocked

  • #29
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #30
    Groucho Marx
    “Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.”
    Groucho Marx



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