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  • #1
    Jodi Picoult
    “It was one thing to make a mistake; it was another thing to keep making it. I knew what happened when you let yourself get close to someone, when you started to believe they loved you: you'd be disappointed. Depend on someone, and you might as well admit you're going to be crushed, because when you really needed them, they wouldn't be there. Either that, or you'd confide in them and you added to their problems. All you ever really had was yourself, and that sort of sucked if you were less than reliable.”
    Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care

  • #2
    We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you
    “We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here NOW with the power to shape your day and your future.”
    Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

  • #3
    “Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.”
    William Jordan

  • #4
    John Irving
    “We often need to lose sight of our priorities in order to see them.”
    John Irving, Trying to Save Piggy Sneed

  • #5
    Julianna Baggott
    “Sometimes the only way to fix a mistake- is to make it twice.”
    Julianna Baggott, Girl Talk

  • #6
    Elbert Hubbard
    “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.”
    Elbert Hubbard

  • #7
    Woody Allen
    “If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.”
    Woody Allen

  • #8
    Mark Twain
    “Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.”
    Mark Twain

  • #9
    C. JoyBell C.
    “I can't decide whether I'm a good girl wrapped up in a bad girl, or if I'm a bad girl wrapped up in a good girl. And that's how I know I'm a woman!”
    C. JoyBell C.

  • #10
    John Brunner
    “It's supposed to be automatic, but actually you have to push this button. ”
    John Brunner, Stand on Zanzibar

  • #11
    Albert Schweitzer
    “Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.”
    Albert Schweitzer

  • #12
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “I wanted to tell her everything, maybe if I'd been able to, we could have lived differently, maybe I'd be there with you now instead of here. Maybe... if I'd said, 'I'm so afraid of losing something I love that I refuse to love anything,' maybe that would have made the impossible possible. Maybe, but I couldn't do it, I had buried too much too deeply inside me. And here I am, instead of there.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #13
    Chad Michael Murray
    “Our biggest regrets are not for the things we have done but for the things we haven't done”
    Chad Michael Murray

  • #14
    Angelina Jolie
    “You'd think, 'What if I make a mistake today, I'll regret it'. I don’t believe in regret, I feel everything leads us to where we are and we have to just jump forward, mean well, commit and just see what happens.”
    Angelina Jolie

  • #15
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #16
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World

  • #17
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #18
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “God has no religion.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

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